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7 Low Carb 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!Colorful Sicilian Salad by Joanne Cooke
1. Colorful Sicilian Salad
Colorful Sicilian Salad
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.
2. Make it your own - Herb Salad
Herb Salad
This delicious and fresh herb salad was inspired by Sage's trip to Greece. It is quick and easy to make, and is perfect for light lunch or as a side salad for any dinner. Watch Sage Russell make classic recipes from around the world his own in this Grokker Premium video. Enjoy Sage's Make it your own series and remember to add your own inspiration, and share your photos by posting an 'I Did This'.
3. Polenta Crouton and Arugula Salad
Polenta Crouton and Arugula Salad
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.
4. Winter Salad of Crassane Pears and Radicchio
Pear and Radicchio Salad
Learn how to make a lovely winter salad using seasonal ingredients! Crassane pears, radicchio and lardo are a perfect combination for a flavorful appetizer or an antipasto platter. Lardo will bring a very mild and creamy flavor without being greasy and the sweetness of the Crassane pears will balance very well with the bitterness of the radicchio. Chef Josh Posner impresses us again with this classic italian dish in this Grokker Premium video, part of his Seasonal Nosh series.
5. Crab, Avocado and Rocket Salad
Crab, Avocado and Rocket Salad
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.
6. Indian Appetizer Called Muthiya (for Undhiyu)
Indian Appetizer Called Muthiya (for Undhiyu)
Muthiya is a very Gujarati thing – it is often served with tea as a snack or is an essential part of a very famous Gujarati dish – Undhiyu. These bite-size pieces of flavor are just spectacular had either way. The combination of Fenugreek and the spice is a perfect insight to the great Gujarati cuisine. Enjoy these wonderful Muthiyas today.
7. Mexican Fruit Salad
Mexican Fruit Salad
Summer is in full swing, and if the heat is getting you down, try this! A refreshing Mexican Fruit Salad, with a chili powder kick! A great combo, anytime of day! This salad is inspired by the awesome fruit carts in Los Angeles that often times are near the entrances to the insane freeway system of the city. It certainly is a healthy, delicious way to start your day on the way to work and also takes your mind off the mad rush hour traffic that will ensue!
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