Friday came, the day the final week. Fill your tired body with vitamins and beneficial trace elements, and just to lighten the mood, help this bright salad. Take the cucumber, orange, onion, lettuce and shrimp, a little easy refilling and... Few minutes. Spicy, bright, refreshing salad is ready, which can please not only yourself but also your guests!
|Cooking time 5 minutes||Number of servings -|
All that is needed.
Lettuce tear hands to pieces and spread on a plate.
*Salads belong to the group of green-yellow vegetables rich in beta-carotene which is a powerful antioxidant. It is a reliable protection of our cells from damage, i.e., prevents aging of the organism and reduces the risk of cancer. To useful elements contained in lettuce and other leafy greens, also include folic acid. She is actively involved in the formation of new cells and is required for hematopoiesis, especially for a young body.
Cut into thin onion rings.
Grind the garlic.
Grate the zest from the orange.
Cut cucumber thin shavings.
*Did You know that in Russia, Germany and the USA there is a Museum of cucumbers?
**The cucumber will help to protect from cold, will reduce pressure, will improve digestion, and will not be weighed by swelling, will make cogullada, and most importantly! -
Will help in the fight against excess weight. Cucumber contains substances which prevent the conversion of carbohydrates into fat. And in bitter cucumber "diet matters" more.
*** Strictly speaking, a cucumber is not a vegetable. Botanists consider it a fruit like a pumpkin and watermelon.
To the lettuce add the peeled membranes of the orange segments.
*ORANGE GOOD FOR THE HEART. According to research by who, contained in oranges folate (b vitamin) lowers homocysteine levels — amino acids, which cause cardiovascular diseases. And normalizing pressure of potassium, which is also rich in this citrus, enhances its effect and prevents swelling.
**THE ORANGE CONTAINS FIBER. In orange the average was 3.13 g of fiber (12.5% of the required us standards). Citrus fiber helps cleanse the intestines and reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood. To get the maximum of this substance, you need to eat the oranges whole, and not to squeeze the juice from them.
***Freshly squeezed orange juice contains a lot of carbohydrates, so it is good to use as "fuel" for the body after a fitness.
Prepare the filling:
mix oil, vinegar, zest, garlic, salt and pepper, to taste.
Pour dressing into bowl with shrimp and mix well.
The lettuce and the oranges add the cucumber and shrimp.
Refreshed by a few drops of salad oil on top.
Priatnaia appétit! :)