Salad and snacks are usually essential part of any holiday table and it’s rather hard to find more and more new dishes to impress your guests. That’s why we’d like to draw your attention to both delicious and easy Venice salad. Such a beautiful name implies great taste despite conventional ingredients. Venice salad can easily supplement any table and satisfy your friends due to the great combination of meat ingredients with potato, eggs, mushrooms, cucumber and prunes.
The name of our salad may first be associated with Italian cuisine. But the ingredients list will prove that it’s of Slavic origin. In fact, Venice salad is rather nutritious and contains meat which is important in that part of the world. The interesting thing is, that two completely different dishes have the similar name. The first is Venice salad with chicken and prunes, provided with recipes and photos on HozOboz website. The other, Venice salad with sausage, can be cooked much easier; you can find its recipe below as well.
A classic option of Venice salad with chicken includes the following ingredients:
This recipe implies the use of prunes that make its tastes incredibly sophisticated. The other option of the salad includes the following ingredients:
The dish is served in portions, as shown in the photo, or all the ingredients in are put into a deep bowl the appropriate order. Spectacular appearance is provide d by alternating light and dark layers. Mayonnaise should be used in sufficient quantities so that all components are well soaked.
To prepare Venice salad in accordance with the second recipe, you need to combine the chopped sausage and cucumber cubes with Korean carrot, grains of corn and grated cheese. This option is great because all the ingredients are initially ready for use; they do not require any pre-heat treatment. This snack belongs to the category of dishes being prepared in haste, so it will be certainly convenient for busy cooks that can not spend much time in the kitchen, since the taste of salat is still great despite the simplicity of the preparation. If desired, the usual sausage is easily replaced by any kind of low-fat sausages.
Like other holiday meals, Venice salad is used primarily because of its excellent taste, but its ingredients have many healthy properties for the body. For instance, it includes extremely valuable products, such as eggs which fulfill the human protein needs, saturate the body with vitamins and useful elements. They help to improve vision, memory and brain activity. Chicken meat is an excellent source of protein as well. The diet including chicken is recommended for the prevention of heart disease. Finally, hard cheese has a considerable calcium content, that is good for your bones, hair and nails.