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10 Low Calorie Appetizers & Salads Recipes

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Planning a party? Need something quick and delicious to start off a meal? Whatever you are planning if you need delicious Appetizers or Salads to start off your meal course then this place is the place to be. Search and start cooking away!Turkish Carrot Salad by Geoff Rigby
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1. Turkish Grated Carrot & Yogurt Salad
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Learn how to make a typical salad from Turkish cuisine, using sautéed carrots and yogurt. This dish is a great accompaniment to grilled meats, barbecue, fish, quiche and also makes a great dip with crusty French bread. Executive Chef Geoff Rigby shares his favorite salad in this Grokker Premium video.
2. Colorful Sicilian Salad
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The beauty of this dish is that not only is it Sicilian, but it brings out the influence of Arab traditions in Sicilian Cooking. This is a perfect salad for a spring or summer picnic, and also wonderful to use for Christmas Eve ("La Vigilia") because of the vibrant colors of the ingredients. Arugula (or rocket), fennel root, toasted pine nuts, pomegranate, red onion, orange and grapefruit combine with a tangy dressing for a sweet and sour combination. Italian cooking expert Chef Joanne Cooke guides you through this Grokker Premium Video recipe step by step giving helpful tips along the way.
3. Seared Tuna Panzanella Salad
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Rustic and fresh. This Tuscan inspired salad has added sophistication from seared tuna, capers, red onion, and basil, all topped with a lemon zest dressing. Personal Chef Mark Rigby shares his Panzanella Salad recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
4. Raw Vegan Caesar Salad
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Get healthy with this amazing vegan substitute for Caesar salad. Raw Living Expert Leah Putnam replaces egg yolks with almonds and nori for anchovies to make this vibrant and healthy Caesar salad that everyone will love. Follow Leah and her healthy raw vegan Grokker Premium videos on her Grokker expert page.
5. Sweet Potato Skins with Sage Pesto and Bacon
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Enjoy this family recipe that has sweet potato skins topped with sage pesto, crispy bacon, and fresh arugula. The sweet and salty combination of this dish hits all the right taste buds. Author and Food Blogger Whitney Bond shows how to beautifully present it to your guests in this Grokker Premium video.
6. Light and Crunchy Jicama & Papaya Salad
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Fresh and light this refreshing salad provides the perfect balance to the heaviness of a BBQ meal. Featuring the sweetness of papaya, the citrus notes of lime, and the crunch of jicama, this is not your average coleslaw. Grilling Expert Doc Ward shares a uniquely flavorful recipe in this Grokker Premium video, part of his Grilling series.
7. Polenta Crouton and Arugula Salad
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This delightful salad combines ingredients straight from the farm, along with homemade croutons made from polenta and a delicious vinaigrette dressing. Chef Pilar Sanchez shares this fresh arugula salad that will start off your summer party with a bang! Check out all of Chef Pilar’s Grokker Premium video collection “Taste of Napa” for amazing recipes.
8. Orange-Infused Salmon and Prawn Salad
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Rich salmon combined with tangy onions and a citrus kick make this dish a perfect summer dinner salad. Join Mark Rigby in this Grokker Premium video as he shows you how you the quick steps to make a salad that is big on flavour and even a carnivore would enjoy.
9. Cool Caribbean Prawn and Watermelon Salad
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Each mouthful of this salad encapsulates the Caribbean. With freshness and juicy prawns in abundance you'll be dying to have more. Don't just take our word for it, join chef Mark Rigby as he shows you how create this simple, juicy dish in this Grokker Premium video.
10. Crab, Avocado and Rocket Salad
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Mark Rigby showcases his stunning white crabmeat, with a simple salad of tomato, rocket & creamy avocado. Mark adds a twist in this Grokker Premium Video by using the brown meat in the dressing to elevate this dish to a league of its own.
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