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Monday, January 25, 2010

“Babel” Salad with Daikon Radish


Taste 4 (out of 5)

Difficulty 1 (out of 5)

- 5 oz / 150g daikon radish (30 cal)
- 1 tomato (20 cal)
- 5 romaine lettuce leaves (10 cal)
- 2 slices yellow bell pepper (10 cal)
- 1/3 oz/ 10 g crumbled feta cheese (30 cal)
- 2 walnuts, chopped (50 cal)
- 2 parsley twigs for decoration
For the dressing (50 cal at most)
- 1/4 tsp dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp orange juice
- 1/2 tsp olive oil
- 1/4 tsp dried basil
- salt and paprika to taste
Total 200 cal, 2 servings, 100 cal/serving

1. Cut the radish and the pepper into 1/4 inch slices, the tomato - into 1/8 inch. Tear lettuce leaves. Arrange the vegetables in layers. Place the parsley on the top and sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese and walnut pieces.
2. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing and drizzle over your babel tower.

A very nice salad, the daikon radish is sweetish and goes well with the light orangey sauce. This would be a great salad for a hot summer afternoon, but even on a rainy winter day it tasted good.

"Babel" Salad With Daikon Radish on Foodista


Carol Egbert said...

The looks like a totally comprehensible salad inspite of
its name. Thanks for an interesting recipe.

Beatrice said...

I've never seen a salad tower before. But I like it.

Dacia said...

That is so pretty! I haven't made a daikon salad before--I think I'll have to try this out!

Shree said...

This looks scrumptious! Beautiful pic

Sortachef said...

Way to go, CR. Nice-looking salad. I keep saying I've got to give daikon another chance. When the salad queen gets back, we'll try this. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Will try this when summer tomatoes are here in the midwest!

Sook said...

Such a nice creation!