Salads can be an easy, healthy choice for dinner, as they simply require some basic chopping and mixing (easy) of a heap of vegetables (healthy). The best way to get enough heft from a dinner salad is obvious: Add protein. But when you want a vegetarian dinner salad, it gets a little trickier. Here are the top secrets for making a satisfying salad:
1. Start with hearty greens. Kale, broccoli rabe and spinach are nutrient-packed and substantial alternatives to lettuce. Massaging tougher greens with oil and lemon juice breaks down the thick fibers, making them a manageable base for any toppings.
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Aren’t all salads healthy? Just watch the fat and calories pile up when you cover your leafy greens with a groupy dressing!
But today at 4pm ET, Hungry Girl shares her best recipes for delicious, tasty salads that won’t leave you drowning in calories!
- Hungry Girl’s Scoopy Salmon Salad is so decadent and creamy, it’s hard to believe a serving has only 2 grams of fat. Believe it, baby!
- The HG Special is one of Lisa’s all-time favorites. It’s loaded with so many delicious ingredients, it doesn’t even need dressing!
- Finally, Hungry Girl’s Top of the Chops BBQ Chicken Salad is a delicious, totally guilt-free version of the popular restaurant version. Lisa’s tastes just as good and is just as large — hooray!
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