Spring salad of fruits and vegetables with fresh cheese: Do not worry, I have not yet succumbed to the fashion of the diet on hold to wear a swimsuit, but spring for me is the perfect season for salads and the quick cold dishes and, as salad should not be synonyms for lack of taste, I leave you a creative idea for a cold dish that mixes fruit and vegetables with a light and fresh cheese: you can use your favorite one. Inside there are asparagus and avocado, fennel and pears, oranges, salad and some bread croutons crunchy. You just have to blanch the asparagus and then enjoy combining this gourmet salad as favorite. Of course you can also customize the recipe with the ingredients of your choice: this dish is rich in vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and monounsaturated fats (the good ones, Cholesterol-lowering) with extra virgin olive oil and avocado. A vinaigrette made with balsamic vinegar from Modena DOP and orange juice makes it even more interesting. Ready on the table in 20 minutes. Given the period, It might be a good idea to have a look at all my OF SALAD RECIPES and my SPRING RECIPES. Have a good day!
Spring vegetable and fruit salad, with fresh cheese (easy recipe)Print This
- 300 grams of primo sale or fresh cheese
- a bunch of asparagus
- a pear not too ripe
- 2 fennel
- an avocado
- 2 organic oranges
- mixed salad, to taste
- 2 slices of homemade bread
- extra virgin olive oil, to taste
- lemon juice, to taste
- traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena
- salt and pepper, to taste
- Orange juice, to taste
The only thing to cook to prepare this spring salad of fruits and vegetables with fresh cheese, are asparagus. Wash the asparagus, then remove the hardest part of the stem and peel the stalk. Blanch the asparagus in lightly salted boiling water for 5-7 minutes, drain and let them cool.
Clean the avocado removing the peel and the big central core, then cut into slices and place in a bowl with a little’ of extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice, so the avocado does not blacken.
Wash pears, Peel, remove the seeds and slice. Getting even the pears in a bowl with a little’ of extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. Wash and dry the salad.
Peel the oranges , eliminating both the skin is whitish part is bitter. Cut the oranges into slices.
Carefully wash the fennel, eliminate the most external parts, that they are harsh and filamentous, and cut the fennel into thin slices.
Cut the cheese, diced. Cut the homemade bread rather small cubes and brown them in a pan with a little olive oil and a pinch of salt, until the cubes of bread are golden and crispy.
For the dressing spring salad of fruits and vegetables with salt first, place in a bowl the traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena DOP, Add a little’ orange juice, a pinch of salt and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Beat with a fork until obtaining an emulsion.
For the salad composition, I prefer to have the individual elements that make it up in the pot, so that then you can eat as combining the flavors you prefer, but if you want you can do as with the classic salads: mix everything in a large bowl and season with the emulsion of balsamic vinegar and orange juice. In any case, to taste better this spring salad of fruits and vegetables with cheese, you need’ some homemade bread. So this is a light dish, but you must don't eat to much bread!. Bon appétit!