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5 new trendy salads for the New Year

You already made a New Year menu or still flipping through cooking magazines to no avail? Then Meet the selection of new fashionable festive salads!

Bright, fresh and unexpected ideas and solutions - that's what will appeal to the hostess 2015 years - Blue Wooden Kose, and will love you and your dear guests! What is important is that we have not used exotic, expensive or problematic ingredients and choose those lettuces that you can prepare quickly and easily.

Beet Christmas trees

Snacks and original decoration New Year's table. Beet Christmas trees will take its rightful place next to the rolls, rolls, canapes and sandwiches. The filling of soft cheese with an unusual shade of lemon and useful avocado - a word, a win-win. And, mind you, no mayonnaise!

RECIPE Beet firs

What you need:

(on 6 servings)

  • 6 small beets
  • 150 g soft cheese
  • 1 tsp lemon peel
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tsp thick cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground pepper - to taste
  • greens - for decoration

6 wooden shpazhek

How to cook beetroot Christmas trees:

1. Boil the beets in their skins or baked in foil until ready. Peel and cut into thick slices 3-5 mm. Add salt and pepper to taste.

2. Cheese mixed with lemon zest, crushed garlic and pepper.

3. Avocado remove the spoon, add sour cream, pepper and thoroughly mash with a fork.


If you bought a firm avocado, put it on the night of the battery warm by placing the napkin. By morning, the fruit becomes softer.

4. Put on each circle a little beetroot filling, based on the widest, to gain a sustainable Christmas trees.

5. The resulting herringbone seal using skewers. The photo shows the process, the need to shorten the skewers in advance.

6. Also, cream fillings can otsadit using a pastry bag.

7. Spice up Christmas trees ready pepper and garnish with fresh herbs.

Rice salad with liver

This recipe is for those who did not submit its festive meal without all sorts of layered salad with mayonnaise. But this is the New Year, then, any desires to be executed immediately!
If prepared with mayonnaise, the only home. A fed-batch salad will not allow you to eat too much.

RECIPE rice salad with cookies

What you need:

(on 5-6 servings)

  • 1 Art. Steamed rice
  • 500 g beef liver (for more delicate taste beef liver can be replaced by chicken or veal)
  • 4 boiled eggs
  • 200 g of cheese
  • 200 g canned corn
  • flour - for breading
  • vegetable oil - for frying

Homemade mayonnaise:

  • 3 yolk
  • 150 ml of vegetable oil
  • 30 ml lemon juice (1 / 4 lemons)
  • 1 tsp Russian mustard
  • 1 tsp Sahara
  • pinch of salt

How to cook rice salad with liver:

1. In preparation of the liver has a few secrets that will make it soft and juicy.

Liver always choose fresh, not frozen.

Pour boiling water over the liver and immediately dipped in cold water. With a knife remove the outer film soak in milk 1 hours. Cut the liver into pieces of thick 1 cm, salt, roll in flour.

2. Preheat a frying pan in vegetable oil, put the pieces of liver and fry about 30 seconds and turn. Then again fry the liver for about 1,5-2 minutes on each side.

It is important that the oil is hot. In this case, the liver immediately formed a crust, which holds all the juice inside. Preparing the liver over medium heat until until at puncturing the juice will not red, and transparent.

3. Cooked liver lay on a paper towel and blot with a napkin to soak up excess oil.

4. The cooled liver grate.

5. Along with the preparation of liver boil until cooked rice and wash in cold water.

6. With corn drained.

7. Eggs are divided into white and yolk separately grate on a fine grater.

8. On a fine grater grate cheese.

9. For the mayonnaise put yolks in a bowl, add salt, sugar and mustard. Vigorously whisk whisk 1 minute.

10. To add the beaten egg yolks and lemon juice lightly beaten.

11. Continuing to whisk egg-lemon mixture to enter the vegetable oil in a thin stream and beat the mixture until the desired consistency.

The traditional homemade mayonnaise, lemon juice is usually added at the end of cooking, and a mayonnaise is obtained with a dense smooth texture. If you first enter the juice, mayonnaise turns lush and airy. Especially well this sauce stand in the cold at least 1-2 hours.

12. Put the salad layers: beef liver, rice, corn, cheese, egg white and yolk. The liver, rice and cheese lightly with mayonnaise.

Leave in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours and before serving garnish with greens.

Salad "shrimp on a bed of snow"

If you think that during the Christmas holidays at the figure, you can give up and already mentally preparing to go on a diet after the winter break, this salad with shrimp is what saves you from having hungry fasting days. It such a loading dose of protein, which even a combination salad with dressing, you can safely afford to serving gastronomic pleasure, without thinking about the consequences.
Salad dream of a series of "what to eat to lose weight."

Salad recipe "Shrimp on a snowy pillow"

What you need:

(on 4 servings)

  • 200 g of cheese
  • 4 boiled eggs
  • 400 g shrimp
  • 1 pot salad


  • 7 quail eggs
  • 150 ml of vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp Sahara
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 lime juice
  • cilantro and dill - to taste
  • freshly ground pepper
  • lime zest

How to prepare salad "shrimp on a bed of snow":

1. Cheese grate or chop the noodles in a special knife for fruit.

2. Eggs are divided into yolk and white, grate.

3. Mix cheese with egg yolk.

4. Shrimp boil in salted water 3-5 minutes, cool and clean.

5. For the sauce, combine quail eggs, sugar, salt and mustard, beat with a mixer 1 minute.

6. While continuing to whisk, a thin stream of oil to enter.

7. Beat until soft state dense mass.

8. Add lime juice, chopped fresh herbs and pepper.

9. On a serving plate put salad, egg white to make a "snow pillow."

Top with a little cheese with egg yolk and decorate with prawns. Sprinkle with lime juice, sprinkle with zest. The sauce serve separately.

10. Salad "shrimp on a bed of snow" is ready!

Warm salad with chicken

How do you like the idea to apply for a hot salad? Yes, a hearty salad with the usual potatoes and chicken, but combined with fresh herbs and a light non-nutritive sauce. And the most important thing for the lady of the house in the New Year's Eve: not to stand at the stove, when all the fun, food can be prepared in advance, will only whet your salad for a couple of minutes!

By the way, warm salad with chicken really like men, they will not even notice the absence of the harmful fat and mayonnaise.


What you need:

(on 4 servings)

  • 400 g chicken breast fillet
  • 1 bulb
  • 4 boiled potatoes in their skins
  • 2 green apple
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • mixture of salad leaves
  • vegetable oil - for frying
  • salt - to taste


  • 300 g of a thick natural yoghurt
  • 1 beam cilantro
  • 1 dill
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt - to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper mixture - to taste

For this dish is better to use deep-dish, a salad to retain heat longer. Before serving salad plates can be slightly warmed in the microwave.

How to cook a warm salad with chicken:

1. Chicken fillet cut into thin layers, and then cut into long strips. Do not add salt.

2. In a frying pan heat the oil, put each strip, giving it various forms. Fry on each side until golden brown. Put the chicken on a paper towel to absorb excess fat. Lightly season with salt.

3. Finely chop the onion and fry until golden brown and mix with the chicken.

4. Apples are cleaned from the core and cut into cubes. Sprinkle apples with lemon juice so they do not darken.

5. Potatoes cut into cubes.

6. Mix chicken, potatoes, apples and add the chopped garlic.

7. For the sauce, mix the yogurt, lemon juice, chopped fresh herbs, pepper and honey.

8. The a la carte dish lay out a handful of lettuce leaves.

9. Before serving chicken mixture is well warmed in a pan without oil on medium heat and place in a bowl.

Sauce submitted separately.

10. Warm salad with chicken is ready!

Christmas spicy salad with a twist

Salad appetizer or salad, dessert - this dish is fundamentally different from the set of the usual salads. Spicy cheese incredibly combined with roasted walnuts in caramel, subtle hints of pear and balsamic vinegar. Gourmets, your choice!

RECIPE FOR NEW YEAR spicy salad with a twist

What you need:

(on 4 servings)

  • 2 package fresh spinach (can be replaced by any lettuce or salad mix)
  • 150 g blue cheese (we used the most democratic inexpensive option)
  • 2 pears
  • 1 Art. walnuts
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 0,5 tsp vegetable oil


  • 200 g of natural yoghurt
  • 3 tsp grain mustard
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Pears for this snack is better to choose fairly solid, but mature and moderately sweet.

But nuts in caramel it is not necessary to replace the chopped raw, as they are the second largest component after the blue cheese.

How to cook spicy salad Christmas with a twist:

1. Nuts are put on a hot frying pan and quickly stir fry over medium heat until a pleasant characteristic aroma. Make sure that the nuts do not burn.

2. Pour the honey into the pan and stir the nuts. Continue to saute until caramelized nuts will get a beautiful color and luster. The whole process will take you 1-2 minutes.

3. Roasted nuts, put on greased plate. Try to expand the nuts so that they do not touch each other and do not stick when cooled.

4. Pear cut into thin slices, cheese, broken into small pieces.

5. For the filling mix the yogurt, mustard and balsamic.

6. Sort out the spinach and put on a plate. Arrange pear, cheese and nuts, and the sauce is submitted separately.

7. Christmas with a twist spicy salad is ready!

Merry holidays to you, peace, happiness and prosperity!