Not beets: what vegetable makes the healthiest and lightest salad

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Salad recipe
Salad recipe. Source: Screenshot from Instagram lizaglinskaya

Pumpkin, according to experts, is the healthiest vegetable, which contains many vitamins and minerals and is considered a natural means of cleansing the body. Everyone needs to eat it, it helps to eliminate fluids, improve digestion, and is a diuretic. It is used in programs of therapeutic diets, improving vision, and metabolism.

What to cook from pumpkin

The cook shared a recipe for a delicious and very healthy pumpkin salad with lettuce and cheese on Instagram.

Salad recipe


  • Peeled pumpkin - 300 g
  • Olive oil - 1 tbsp
  • Soy sauce - 1 tbsp.
  • Teriyaki sauce - 1 tbsp.
  • Feta - 100 g
  • Salad mix
  • Pine nuts - 10 g


  • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp.
  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp. l
  • Salt, pepper - to taste

Method ofpreparation:

1️. Cut the pumpkin into 2x2 cm, pour soy and Teriyaki sauce and oil, mix, bake at 180 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Salad preparation

2. Cut the feta into cubes, fry the nuts for 5 minutes to make them more flavorful. Wash the lettuce leaves.

Cheese for the dish

3. Put the lettuce, pumpkin, feta on a plate, pour the dressing and sprinkle with nuts.

Ready salad

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