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Apple and Lettuce Salad

Apple and Lettuce Salad

The addition of veggies and fruits in this recipe makes an interesting salad which can be had between meals as a snack. A perfect combination of beta-carotene, folic acid, potassium and vitamins C and A with the goodness of fiber is an appetizing nutritious snack.

Apple and Lettuce Salad
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Makes 4 servings

• 1 cup torn lettuce
• 1/2 cup shredded cabbage
• 1/4 cup thickly grated carrot
• 1/4 cup capsicum (red and yellow) cubes
• 1/2 cup chopped apples
• 1/2 tsp lemon juice
• 1/2 cup bean sprouts
• 2 tbsp chopped grapes
• 1 tbsp chopped spring onion greens
• salt to taste

To Be Blended Together In a Dressing

• 1/2 cup muskmelon puree
• 1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds, crushed
• 3 tbsp chopped coriander
• salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste

1. Put the lettuce, cabbage, carrots and peppers in ice-cold water for 30 minutes. This will make them crisp.
2. Drain, wrap in a muslin cloth and refrigerate till ready to use.
3. Toss the apples in lemon juice and refrigerate till ready to use.
4. Combine the lettuce, cabbage, carrots, peppers, apples, bean sprouts, grapes, spring onion greens and salt together in a bowl and mix gently.
5. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss well.
6. Serve immediately.


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