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Summer Salad Recipes: Rhubarb, Strawberries and Apple Salad

July 25, 2017
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This healthy summer salad is very fresh, juicy, sweet, with pleasant acidic notes from lemon and rhubarb. Easy and delicious strawberry salad! Moreover, it is extra special with strawberry sauce.

Moreover, it is better to use the ingredients that are in season in your salads, so that they can deliver maximum health benefits.

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In other words, when it’s strawberry and rhubarb season, you should definitely try this recipe!  

Rhubarb & strawberries

Rhubarb and strawberry combination is perfect to only for desserts, but also for the salads. This summer salad feels so fresh in your mouth, and that strawberry sauce makes the dish complete. In fact, it’s all there – crunchy and fresh elements on the plate.

This should be on you healthy salads list!

summer salad strawberries, apple and greens with strawberry dressing. View from top

The color of summer salad

The green and red color makes you feel happy to enjoy the meal and it delivers the feeling of summer! I’m sure that it is one of the best strawberry salads!

Moreover, this strawberry salad dressing is perfectly balanced and can be used for other recipes, too.

summer salad in a plate - greens, rhubarb, apples and walnut on top

Health benefits

Above all, this summer salad would be perfect for digestion and weight loss. Rhubarb is one of my favorite vegetables (yes, did you, know it is considered as a vegetable?). It has great nutritional value. Both rhubarb and strawberries have vitamin C, so it’s really good for the immune system.

On the other hand – apples, that are packed with lots of minerals (an apple a day, keeps the doctor away, yes?). Well, you get all the vitamins, fiber, minerals, antioxidants, detoxifiers, anti-aging – all in one delicious plate!

Strawberry sauce pored on a berry salad

As a final point, all the ingredients in this salad make a healthy and delicious plate of food, that we all should eat every day!

Be healthy and happy! Enjoy the summer.

Strawberry summer salad on a fork

Summer salad recipes: rhubarb, strawberries and apple salad
Prep Time
25 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

This salad is very fresh, juicy, sweet, with pleasant acidic notes from lemon and rhubarb. It is better to use the ingredients that are in season in your salads, so that they can get you maximum health benefits. So when it’s strawberry-rhubarb time, you should definitely try this healthy summer salad !

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Global cuisine
Keyword: fresh, raw, vegan
Servings: 1
Calories: 355 kcal
Author: Cooking Journey
Ingredients
  • 12 leaves baby salad mix (beet greens, spinach, arugula)
  • 6 strawberries
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 10 g walnuts /0.35 oz
  • 1/2 rhubarb stalk
Strawberry sauce
  • 25 g olive oil /0.88 oz
  • 3 strawberries
  • 1/2 tsp wine vinegar
Instructions
  1. Place salad leaves on a plate

  2. Blend all ingredients for the dressing

  3. Cut strawberries in half, thinly slice apple. Leave apples in lemon juice.

  4. Cut rhubarb stalk in half, then lengthwise in quarters.

  5. Put prepared fruits on salad leaves.

  6. Sprinkle with walnuts

  7. Serve fresh with dressing aside

Recipe Notes

*You can reduce the amount of olive oil to lower the calories

Summer Salad Recipes: Rhubarb, Strawberries and Apple Salad

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