Marinated Vegetable Salad

2013-05-12
marinated vegetable salad
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  • Servings : 10 to 12
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 20m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    92
  • Calories from Fat

    61
  • Total Fat

    6.8g
  • Saturated Fat

    0.9g
  • Trans Fat

    0.0g
  • Cholesterol

    0mg
  • Sodium

    583mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    6.8g
  • Sugars

    6.4g
  • Protein

    0.1g
  • Vitamin A

    0%
  • Vitamin C

    0%
  • Calcium

    0%
  • Iron

    0%
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A marinated vegetable salad is a great any time side dish.

A cold mixed vegetable recipe like this works well as a summer side dish, for barbecues and picnics, on the buffet table or as a cold side dish.

Marinated Vegetable Salad

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Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • oregano and parsley (optional)
  • 6 cups assorted vegetables, chopped

Some good choices are:

Spanish onions
Cauliflower
Broccoli
Carrots
Green, red, yellow and orange peppers
Green and yellow beans
Mushrooms
Red onion
Zucchini
Cucumber
Green onion
Celery
Radishes
Tomatoes
Cooked Potatoes
Aparagus, lightly steamed

Method

Step 1

Mix the dressing ingredients together, boil in a saucepan and pour over assorted vegetables. Let cool. Keeps at room temperature for a few hours or refrigerate until ready to use.

Combination Suggestions:

  • Broccoli, cauliflower, carrot and green onion.
  • Mushrooms, multi-colored peppers, zucchini, red onion
  • Spanish onion, green and yellow beans

Tip:

  • The sugar adds a rounded flavor and a bit of sweetness to this recipe but can easily be eliminated. Eliminating the sugar, or cutting down drastically on the amount of sugar used, turns this into a lower carb vegetable recipe and a recipe suitable for diabetics.

I am always looking for interesting ways to get more vegetables on the table.

This basic recipe can be varied hundreds of ways, depending on the vegetables you choose to include. I have given my favorite suggestions.

Try mixing vegetables and see which combinations work best for you and your family.

Hard to get your kids to eat vegetables? Sometimes kids will eat raw vegetables more quickly than cooked.

Try their favorites with vegetable marinades and see if it gets them a bit more excited.

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