Whenever we mention eating salad, we seem to immediately assume that they are boring diet food. Though the salads sometimes are a diet food, they can be appetizing. And there are various types of dietary plans that include salads such as vegetarian, vegan, or keto diet. As we are talking about low carb salads, what better way than to introduce a keto diet or originally called ketogenic diet to your pallet. So, here are three best salad recipes prepared with keto-friendly low carb ingredients.
What’s This Keto Salad You Speak Of
Before we delve into the amazing recipes, we should know a little bit about what the ketogenic diet is. Keto diet generally contains heavy low-carbohydrate ingredients that metabolize fat into ketone bodies to provide the main source of energy instead of burning carbohydrate into glucose.
You Can Never Go Wrong With Eggs
Now, Classic Egg Salads are already at the top of keto dietary plan, But, as fat is good for this diet plan, this version of the recipe has something extra healthy but creamy in it which is avocado!
Six peeled and cut hard-boiled eggs.
Three tbsp. of mayonnaise.
One freshly cut avocado cubes.
One tbsp. of chopped chives.
Freshly ground black pepper.
Two tbsp. of lemon juice.
Cooked and chopped Bacon pieces for serving.
Chopped lettuce for serving on top.
Method: In a medium-sized bowl add lemon juice, freshly chopped chives and mayonnaise and mix it like a paste. Then, add the avocado and eggs and lightly toss it with salt and pepper as per your taste serve it with bacon pieces and lettuce. This delicious recipe serves for four and takes time to prepare about 15 minutes. Total time for cooking is 25 minutes and can be served as a meal.
Another Version of Egg Salad: Cobb Egg Salad
If you’re asking whether or not there is any other version of egg salad. Then the answer would be yes, there is. We would suggest having this unconventionally tasty salad in sandwiches or over lightly toasted sourdough. It’s the best of both delectable worlds: Cobb Salad and Egg Salad.
Eight hard-boiled eggs which are cut into eight or more pieces for serving.
One thinly sliced avocado.
Eight strips of bacon that are cooked to a crisp and crumbled for cooking and garnishing.
Two tbsp. of Red Wine Vinegar.
Three tbsp. of Greek Yogurt.
Three tbsp. of Mayonnaise.
Two cups of cut in two halves of Cherry Tomato.
Two Cups of Blue crumbled cheese.
One tsp. of freshly chopped chives.
Kosher Salt and Pepper to taste.
First, mix the red wine vinegar, mayonnaise, greek yoghurt to make a dressing. And then take a large bowl to add the eggs, bacon, cherry tomatoes, sliced avocado and use the dressing to just lightly coat the ingredients and gently toss it with salt and black pepper. Then garnish it with chives, crumbled blue cheese and more pieces of eggs and bacon. The recipe can manage six servings and takes 15 minute and 20 minutes to prepare and in total respectively.
Whether you are on a diet or not, the above-mentioned recipes are simple salad dishes that are full of nourishment and flavour. These low carb salad ingredients keep you full yet not in an unhealthy manner. If you are keeping the health of yours and your family in check then these keto-friendly low carb recipes are worth trying.