Want new ideas in creating your own salad? Feeling fat or want a healthy food to your diet? The Geeky Pinas Team has prepared quick and super easy vegetable recipes that you can make on your own and budget wise - rather than buying those expensive ready made salads. Feeling excited now? See our vegetable salad ingredients and recipes below:

Geeky Pinas Quick & Easy Vegetables Salads in Minutes


Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Geeky Pinas Cucumber and Tomato Salad


Ingredients 
  • Lettuce
  • 2 pieces of small cucumbers
  • 4-6 pieces of red tomatoes
  • 1/2 pack of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoon of olive oil
Additional ingredients (optional):
  • apples (red/green)
  • croutons or Oishi’s Breadpan

Steps

After washing the vegetables:
1. (For better presentation) Peel a thin portion of the cucumber vertically until the end. Make 2-4 peels. Then slice the cucumber in uniform sizes.
2. Cube the tomatoes. Make sure its not too big nor too small.
3. Cut the lettuce if needed.
4. In a bowl, place the lettuce, cucumbers, and tomatoes. Pour 2 tablespoon of olive oil. Add the mayonnaise. Mix it until all the ingredients are properly blended.
Geeky Pinas Cucumber and Tomato Salad

For additional ingredients:
Cube the apples then add. Toss the croutons.

Finished Product




Potato Marble Salad

Geeky Pinas Potato Marble Salad


Ingredients
  • 1 pack of Potato Marbles
  • 2 pieces of carrots
  • 2 pieces of small cucumbers
Suggested Dressings
Essential Waitrose (Italian Dressing) or Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Oil or Lady’s Choice Mayo Lite

Steps
After washing the vegetables
1. Cook the potato marbles 10-15 mins.
2. Cook the carrots for 5-10 mins. Tip: (during the 10th minute of potato marbles, add the carrots). See step 4.
3. Strain the potato marbles and carrots. To preserve the color of the potatoes and carrots, let it cool on a bowl with ice.
4. While cooking, you may prepare the cucumber. (For better presentation) Peel a thin portion of the cucumber vertically until the end. Make 2 peels. Then slice the cucumber in uniform sizes.


Geeky Pinas Potato Marble Salad5. Put the potato marbles, carrots and cucumbers in a bowl. Best served with one of the suggested dressings below:


Geeky Pinas Potato Marble Salad







Tuna Salad



Ingredients
  • lettuce
  • 1 can of Tuna in oil flakes
  • 1 cup of Kettle Corn
  • 1 carrot

Steps
After washing the vegetables
1. Cut the lettuce if needed, place the lettuce in the bowl.
2. Add the Tuna together its oil.
3. Add the corn.
4. Slice the carrot in thin strips. Toss it in the bowl.
5. Add in salt and pepper.
Geeky Pinas Tuna Salad

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Mango and Pineapple Salad

Geeky Pinas Mango and Pineapple Salad


Ingredients
  • 2 Green Mangoes
  • 1 Pineapple
  • 1-2 chili (labuyo)
  • ½ bottle of Plain Vinegar (Natural Vinegar tastes more delicious and sour)
  • ¼ bottle of Soy Sauce
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Steps
1. Peel the mangoes, then slice it into cubes.
2. Peel the pineapple, then slice it to bite size chunks.
3. Mix the mangoes and pineapple in a bowl then pour the vinegar, and soy sauce.
4. Add in salt and pepper.
5. Chop and add the chili.
6.  Mix the salad.
Geeky Pinas Mango and Pineapple Salad





So what are waiting for? Create your own salad now! Enjoy! ^_^

Photo Credits: Agatha Bianca Tejerero with friends:  Kristina Camille Sosa, Diane Hortinela, Maureen Quirante, Angela Quirante
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