Low-Carb Rainbow Salad with Feta

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As the weather heats up, our desire for the comforting stews and one-pots of winter are replaced with cravings for fresh, light salads with delicious dressings. This Keto Rainbow Salad is packed with flavour and at only 8.7 g of net carbs per serving, it won’t spike your ketone levels.

Topped with crumbly feta and toasted seeds for a super quick, low carb lunch.

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Nutritional values (per serving)

8.7 grams 4 grams 10.8 grams 37.1 grams 9.5 grams 414 calories
Total Carbs12.7grams
Fiber4grams
Net Carbs8.7grams
Protein10.8grams
Fat37.1grams
of which Saturated9.5grams
Energy414kcal
Magnesium116mg (29% RDA)
Potassium557mg (28% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (8%), protein (10%), fat (82%)

Ingredients (makes 3 servings)

Salad:
  • 1 cup shredded white cabbage (70 g/ 2.5 oz)
  • ¾ cup sliced radishes (90 g/ 3.1 oz)
  • 1 medium carrot (90 g/ 3.1 oz)
  • ½ medium zucchini (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • ½ medium cucumber (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • 3 baby red peppers or 1 regular pepper (74 g/ 2.6 oz)
  • ⅓ cup pumpkin seeds (43 g/ 1.5 oz)
  • ⅔ cup feta, crumbled (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • Optional: fresh mint for garnish
Dressing:

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 C/ 375 F (fan assisted). Place the pumpkin seeds of a baking try and roast in the oven for 5 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  2. Using a fine grater or a grating blade of a food processor, shred the cabbage and radish. Cut the carrots, courgette and peppers into fine matchsticks and slice or julienne the cucumber. Low-Carb Rainbow Salad with Feta
  3. Mix all the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Add all the grated vegetables to a large bow. Low-Carb Rainbow Salad with Feta
  4. Toss through the salad dressing, toasted seeds and crumbled feta. Enjoy! Low-Carb Rainbow Salad with Feta

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By Jo Harding
Creator of PaleoCrust.com

Food is one of life’s most powerful medicines. I’m a true testament that once you find the right approach for you, you can overcome poor health through the healing power of food. My food approach is all about awakening a carefree, happier, healthier you whilst reducing inflammation and toxins in the body.

I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. I love wholesome, natural food. Heaps of vegetables, healthy fats, eggs, nuts, organic meat, fish and some low GI fruits as a treat. It’s about keeping things simple but using these food groups in a fun, creative way to nourish and support your body. No fads, no myths, no preservatives. Just real food, the way nature intended.

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