Improvised Detox Salad
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"I had planned to go on a 3-day juice detox but my juicer died the morning I was due to start so I was stuck with a whole load of fruit and veg. I threw together this salad using the ingredients that were to go into one of the juices. It turned out surprisingly yummy and looked gorgeous. This is definitely a salad for those who like their food on the tart side but the sweetness of the red apple balances it out nicely."
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Ingredients30 m servings 228 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings
- Combine green apple, red apple, yellow bell pepper, cucumber, beet, and carrot in a large bowl. Stir in onion, broccoli stem, celery, and parsley. Add olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Toss to mix well. Garnish with pine nuts.
- Cook's Notes:
- Next time I make this I will give it a Thai twist by replacing the parsley with cilantro and adding a finely sliced bird's eye chile pepper. This would go really well with Thai-style barbeque chicken or fish.
- Substitute lime juice for the lemon juice if preferred.
- Substitute toasted peanuts or pumpkin seeds for the pine nuts if desired.
Per Serving: 228 calories; 9.8 g fat; 35 g carbohydrates; 5.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 181 mg sodium. Full nutrition