Many people consider vegetables to be boring and dull, despite the vibrant and bright colors of a number of vegetables. If you are also one of those, well, you’re probably doing something wrong!
Vegetables are full of texture, color, earthy aroma, and are just of the best things from nature.
Can’t decide what to make for dinner? Whip up a quick dinner salad and pack it full with flavor and more flavors! More than that, dinner salads are healthy, full of nutrition, a great way to eat light and go to bed without feeling too full or heavy on the stomach.
Here are some of the easiest and most delicious dinner salad ideas for you to try the next time you feel like eating something fresh and light.
Chicken Fajita Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing
This has to be one of the simplest yet the most delicious salads of all time.
All you need is boneless chicken strips, your favorite vegetables, but preferably orange and yellow bell peppers, jalapenos, onion, lime, avocado, romaine lettuce, and cilantro.
Season the chicken with salt, pepper, oil, garlic, and grill till fully cooked. Toss the chicken in a bowl, throw in the chopped vegetables and make a quick dressing using lime, honey, salt, pepper, and vinegar.
Feel like eating steak, but without all the added fats and calories? No worries, turn it into a delicious steak salad!
All you need is seared sirloin steak, cauliflower, corn, avocado, olive oil, lettuce, salt, pepper, rosemary, honey, dried cranberries, and lemon juice.
Cook the steak on a cast-iron skillet and rub it with some salt, pepper, olive oil. Slice it thinly and transfer to a bowl once done. Add in all the sliced and chopped vegetables, finished off with a simple salt, pepper, lemon juice, and honey dressing.
Chicken, Kale, Pita Salad
If you love a crunchy element in your salads, you will absolutely love this one.
Things you will need for this wholesome bowl of dinner salad are chicken tenders, Greek seasoning, lemon juice, tahini, chopped garlic, cucumbers, tomatoes, scallion, kale, spinach, salt, pepper, olive oil, and toasted pieces of pita.
Season the chicken tenders with salt, pepper, Greek seasoning, and grill them on a hot pan. Make quick salad dressing using garlic, lemon juice, tahini, salt, pepper, olive oil, and some water. Toss in all the vegetables along with the chicken tenders and pita chips.
Spinach, Potato and Corn Salad
Corn and potato is one of the ultimate heavenly food combinations that work together so well in the form of a salad! This corn and potato salad is just delicious, filling, and satisfying.
You need potatoes, corn kernels, spinach, mustard, salt, pepper, olive oil, vinegar, and sliced scallions.
Boil cubed potatoes and corn in hot water and transfer to a bowl. Make a salad dressing with vinegar, salt, pepper, mustard, and olive oil. Toss the corn and potatoes in the dressing and then add in the chopped spinach along with the scallions.
If you want to upgrade this humble bowl of salad, you can add crispy bacon to it as well.
Vegetables are simply wholesome and so versatile, which means you can use them in your food however you want, and they’ll taste absolutely amazing. They are also packed with nutrition, so a bowl of salad is a great way to end the night!