A well-balanced olive garden salad is always ready to be served. One of the first things I did when I decided to begin to grow my own garden in my backyard was to create a plan for preparing the salads that I would be growing. This gave me a chance to focus on the herbs and other plants that I wanted to start growing in my garden.
Eating Garden Salad
We eat salads with everything – pizzas, sandwiches, fish, chips, hot dogs, hamburgers, and fries. Some people might be able to enjoy all these things but I know that most of us are more of a vegetable person. I know that for me it’s much easier to focus on how to prepare the salads than worrying about what kind of salad to eat.
The next problem I had was in finding recipes that were good for a salad. Most of the recipes I found were either too oily or not creamy enough. So I had to do some experimentation with the type of oil and vinegar and even the salad dressing ingredients. To make sure that the salad would be creamy enough to go with all the other items on the plate. Once I got a few of the recipes right. I knew I was ready to start growing the herbs and vegetables that I wanted to use in my salads.
Fortunately, there are many resources that will give you multiple recipes for almost any kind of salad. You can usually find them in magazines, cookbooks, or from other sources as well. If you can’t find a recipe that you like, you can easily add your own twist to a salad by adding in a little Parmesan cheese, ham, or tuna to make it even tastier.
Because there are so many different types of salads, you will need to decide which herbs and vegetables are going to be used in the salad that you plan to grow. These will be the things that you want to grow in your garden – olive garden salad.
One of the most popular herbs that are used for a salad is basil. It is used for the freshness and flavor and adds a great texture to the salad. As well as a unique flavor for those that do not like the strong flavor of basil.
Another herb that can be used to make a great salad is parsley. It is so versatile and one of the great herbs to have to grow in your garden. It adds a wonderful taste that not only is sweet but has a very subtle flavor that you can pick up on the tongue.
Mint is also a great way to spice up a salad. Its delicate scent is great for adding a touch of flavor without the extra calories that most mint adds. Mint can be found in almost any supermarket and it can be used with almost any recipe for a great flavored salad.
Different Varieties Of Lettuce
One thing that you need to know before you start growing a garden salad is that there are many different varieties of lettuce. You will be able to find red, green, yellow, white, or whatever color lettuce that you want. The main thing is that when choosing lettuce seeds. You need to make sure that you are buying the ones that are best for the amount of sunlight that you get in your garden.
If you only get a couple of each color, you will be able to create a good selection of the flavors that you want to find in your salad. Keep in mind that the colors that come out of the lettuce seeds vary depending on where they are purchased. So if you find a great taste with a color that you do not like, then you will be able to replace it with another color.
It is also a good idea to use olive oil in your recipe when making your salad. The olive oil will help to thicken your salad and you will not be losing the flavor that the lettuce adds. This can be a great substitute for using mayonnaise when preparing a salad.
When you grow a garden salad in your backyard. You will be able to enjoy great-tasting salads anytime that you feel like. Just make sure that you choose the right plants and grow the right herbs and you will be set.