Portion salads make it possible to please each of their guests. For example, you have prepared the bulk of your salad, it remains to decompose them into batch forms. Knowing that among the guests there will be no lovers of this or that product, you have the opportunity not to include it in the portion of the portion, but serve the same salad, but without, say, capers. As a result, everyone will be satisfied - the guest will eat the taste of the salad acceptable to him, and you will not cook separately for him another type of salad. Now we will offer you several recipes for cooking boiled carrot salads, which are great for both the children's table and the table for adults.
Recipe 1. Cooked carrot salad
- large carrot - 1 pc .;
- chicken egg - 2 pcs .;
- onions - half an onion;
- frozen green peas - 3-4 tbsp.;
- mayonnaise - 3 tbsp .;
- to decorate a spoonful of canned corn and greens.
Boil carrots and eggs. Onion clean and rub it on a small terochke. Of course, you can cut it into cubes, but then it will be a little bitter in your delicate salad.
We clean the boiled carrot and rub it on the coarse side of the grater. We clean the eggs and rub them on a large terechke. Prepare boiling water and dip frozen green peas for 1 minute in boiling water and immediately turn over into a sieve and put it under the tap with running cold water. Add it to the rest of the ingredients. If desired, you can add chopped dill to the salad, but this is not necessary. Mix all ingredients. Salt and pepper, season it with mayonnaise. Gently mix and disperse in portions or other shapes. Top salad will decorate with a few grains of canned corn and green parsley leaves. Remove the forms, gently move the salad with a spatula on a la carte plates. On the sides lay out the twigs of greenery and green peas.
Recipe 2. Cooked carrot salad with walnut
- carrots - 0.5 kg;
- walnut kernels - 100 g;
- onions - 100 g;
- chicken eggs - 3 pcs .;
- vegetable oil, ground pepper and salt.
Pour some water in two pots and drop carrots and eggs into it. Boil carrots from the moment of boiling for 25 minutes, and eggs - 10 minutes. We will lay out the welded products and cool. Onion cut into quarters into rings. Heat the butter in a frying pan and fry the onion to a transparent color on minimal heat. Peel carrots and eggs and grate them on a coarse grater. Fry the walnut kernels in a dry frying pan and chop them with a knife. Put grated carrots with eggs, chopped walnuts and fried onions in a salad bowl. Season with pepper, salt and vegetable oil, mix gently with a spoon.
Take a portion of the ring, put them on plates and fill with salad. Tamp down with a tablespoon, hold in the form for 10 minutes and carefully remove the rings. Top for decoration lay out a twig of greens, half a cherry tomato. On the sides we will decorate the salad with parsley leaves and a thin stream and draw zigzag stripes of green oil. This delicious and original salad looks great on a ceremonial table.
Recipe 3. Boiled carrot salad “Little Red Riding Hood”
- potatoes - 3 pcs .;
- carrots - 3 pcs .;
- beets - 2 pcs .;
- walnuts - 200 g;
- eggs - 3 pcs .;
- Onions - 1 pc .;
- Cheese - hard variety.
As you understand, you first need to boil the beets, potatoes, carrots and eggs. When all products are cool, clean them and rub on a coarse grater. Onion cut into half rings. Attention! Remove the transparent film from the sliced half-rings of the onion and use only the meat part of the onion. Now lay out the serving portions of the rings or squares for salad. Lay out the first layer - grated potatoes. We smear a layer of mayonnaise with a teaspoon. Then lay out a layer of onion - salt. Top lay out a layer of grated eggs and also grease with mayonnaise. Then sprinkle with chopped walnut kernels and grease with mayonnaise. Now a layer of grated cheese and lay out a layer of grated boiled carrots, sprinkle with chopped greens. Grease again with mayonnaise. The topmost layer is a layer of grated beets. Decorate the salad on the sides with lettuce mix leaves, remove the forms and serve to the table.
Boiled carrot salad - secrets and tips from the best chefs
- For carrot salad, boil it only in salted water. Dip the root vegetable only in boiling water.
- Grated carrots for salad can be seasoned with olive oil and dried green basil. So carrot salad will have a more original flavor.
- If you are using raw unroasted onion in a salad, we recommend removing a transparent film from each ringlet. Without a film, onions acquire a delicate sweetish taste.