Salad with spinach and lettuce? With winter starting and the flu all around us, I wanted to find ways for us to eat raw spinach. You eat it and you feel invincible! Popeye strong, full of energy and ready to do everything!
We both dislike the taste of it when raw, some of us more that others. For a good reason too, that flavor is.. overpowering ! So I have been trying to hide the spinach under other flavors, to make it easier for us to be healthy (like a set of five year olds who don’t want to eat the green leaf!)
This salad is a full meal, a light one, so give it a try if you want a delightful salad.
- 2 green onions
- 1 clove of garlic
- green pepper
- olive oil
Wash the lettuce and the spinach thoroughly. I would suggest using more lettuce than spinach, but then again your heart might not be weak as ours! Chop the green onions. One of them you will use raw. The other one you will sizzle in a frying pan with a little bit of olive oil and the garlic clove (chopped or minced) . Then you will add roughly chopped mushrooms and peppers, a pinch of cumin and thyme, then when they are soft you can add:
- Balsamic vinegar with agave syrup or
- wine or
- any other combination of sweet and sour liquids
Allow the wine or vinegar to embrace the vegetables and evaporate then add the mix into your chopped lettuce, spinach and green onion salad. Add salt and olive oil. Enjoy!