Rainbow Sharing Salad

July 16, 2020 3 Comments

Rainbow Sharing Salad

Recipe: Rainbow Sharing Salad

Author: Allie Riebe, Happiness Team Member

Prep Time: 15 Min

Cook Time: 0 Min

Makes: 4 Side Salads or 2 Main Meal Salads 

This Rainbow Salad is all about different colors and textures. It is super versatile - Just pick your favorite colorful veggies and go with it! This salad can be eaten as a main meal or as a side salad; It pairs wonderfully with Allie’s Roasted Spaghetti Squash Bolognese or Carolyn’s Fresh from the Garden Soup

 

Ingredients: 

Salad

  • 4 big handfuls of fresh spinach, chopped kale, fresh arugula, mixed spring greens, and/or chopped red cabbage
  • A bunch of your favorite Hamama Microgreens (I used spicy daikon radish here) 
  • ½ cup of raw grated carrot 
  • ½ cup of raw red onion, thinly sliced
  • Handful of cherry tomatoes
  • ¾ cup of bell peppers, julienned 
  • ½ cup of cooked sweet corn
  • 1 tbsp each sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds
  • A handful of seasoned crunchy peas - the best! 
  • ¼ cup of dried cherries or craisins 
  • ½ of an avocado, diced
  • ¼ cup of shaved asiago or parmesan cheese
  • Black pepper & sea salt, to taste
Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette
  • 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of dijon mustard 
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 tsp of fresh black pepper
  • Pinch of onion powder
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Dash of apple cider vinegar 
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil 

*Other colorful and tasty options:

Roasted acorn squash, sliced

Pickled or roasted beets, diced

Cucumber, diced

Broccoli Florets, chopped

Cauliflower, chopped

Bacon, crumbled 

Feta Cheese

Radish, thinly sliced

 

Instructions: 

Salad

  1. Lightly toss all of the salad ingredients together and voila! 
Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette
  1. Whisk all ingredients except the olive oil together. Then slowly drizzle in the olive oil while whisking to emulsify. Add to salad just before serving.

Enjoy! 



3 Responses

Clare
Clare

September 06, 2020

I am so interested with your product. I live in Canada and want to know if I can order it? Or is this or the US only?

Allie
Allie

July 31, 2020

Hi Charlene! We do not use any fertilizer in our system due to the seeds only being grown for a maximum of two weeks. During this 2 week time, the seeds supply the nutrition they need without any extra inputs such as soil or fertilizer.

So in short, the seeds are packed with enough nutrition that they do not necessarily need additional sources in their first two weeks! This can surely depend on the variety of microgreen and the nutrient you are looking at, and so if you have questions about specific varieties, it would be fun to look at the literature and see what can be found to answer your question!

Charlene
Charlene

July 30, 2020

I already have a subscription with you, my question is how nutritious are your micro greens? I thought that plants gets their minerals from the dirt they’re plant in but when I received my package there isn’t any dirt, also can I plant them in dirt?

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