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Friday, 28 February 2020

Salmon Salad with Feta Cheese and Avocado Dressing : It's Colourful : Low Carb : Keto



This colourful low carb (keto) plate of salad is full of flavour and can be enjoyed whatever the season!
With salmon, feta cheese, mint, and onion plus cherry tomatoes, cucumber and olives all topped with a home-made avocado dressing, this salad has the taste and texture to become a favourite. 

Ingredients
Serves Two
13g carbs per serving

10 oz. (275g) salmon
1 tbsp. olive oil or avocado oil for frying
salt and ground black pepper
8 cherry tomatoes, diced
4 oz. (110g) cucumber, diced
4 oz. (110g) feta cheese or goat cheese, crumbled
½ Romaine (Cos) lettuce, cut into bite size pieces
¼ red onion, sliced
1 oz. (30g) olives (preferably Kalamata)
1 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. fresh mint roughly chopped

½ lemon, slices for serving (optional) 

Avocado dressing
1 avocado
2 tbsp. olive oil
½ lemon, juice
1 garlic clove, minced

salt and pepper to taste 

Instructions
can be seen here




Romaine (Romano) or Cos lettuce is long and almost oblong in shape. The leaves are thick and firm with a stiff central rib. The outer leaves are slightly bitter, but the ones in the centre are sweeter and more delicate. This lettuce is also packed with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fibre, which you can read more about here

A variety of recipe ideas and articles are found within this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

22 comments:

Jo said...

I love feta on a salad.

Divers and Sundry said...

That does look delicious!

Mary Kirkland said...

I love avocado dressing on salads. I've made my own a few times and it's so good.

Christine said...

Looks so good.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Feta, avocado, salmon. What's not to LOVE?

Victor S E Moubarak said...

Intrigued by the combination of tastes and textures. I can understand salmon and feta; but avocado?

God bless.

Valerie-Jael said...

Looks delicious! Valerie

DMS said...

That looks so good. I am a big avocado fan! :)
~Jess

Bill said...

Sounds great especially with avocado dressing. I would skip the feta cheese.

Elephant's Child said...

I will have to try that avocado dressing. Thank you.

VENTANA DE FOTO said...

Todos los ingredientes,son de mi gusto.

Una ensalada para acompañar una carne o un pescado, viene muy bien.

Besos

Chatty Crone said...

The avocado dressing looks wonderful!

CJ Kennedy said...

Looks very pretty though I’ll skip the cheese

happyone said...

I love feta cheese but will pass on the avocado dressing.

Tom said...

...we are having salmon on an Asian cashew salad. Have a great Weekend.

Teresa said...

Muy buena ensalada. Besitos.

magiceye said...

Seems delicious!

https://linsartyblobs.blogspot.com said...

May have to try the avocado dressing

Jeanie said...

Feta makes everything pop. This looks terrific!

Martha said...

My kind of meal. Looks delicious!

Magic Love Crow said...

My mouth is watering!! Love!!!

William Kendall said...

As I don't go for seafood, I'd pass on this one.