Salad "pomegranate bracelet"

If you are concerned about the question of what would be such a tasty and nice cook for a celebration, we recommend you pay attention to the recipes of salads with grenades. In the photo, these dishes look unusual and very impressive, and “live” - even more so. And the name to them to become - poetic - "Garnet bracelet"! The classic salad recipe can give way to other variations of it, but it will be tasty and beautiful in any case.

Not only spectacularly ...

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In a hundred servings of salad "Pomegranate Bracelet", prepared according to the classic recipe, contains about 176 kcal, 5.31 g of proteins, 14.26 g of fat and 6.68 g of carbohydrates. The composition of this culinary "cloth" includes healthy foods - with the exception of mayonnaise, which, however, can be replaced with sour cream or natural yogurt. Instead of not very useful smoked chicken, you can take boiled breast.

Boiled beets and carrots have a beneficial effect on the digestive organs. Boiled potatoes reduce cholesterol in the liver and blood serum, potassium contained in it releases the body from excess water. Beets cleanses the intestines, stabilizes fat metabolism, is useful for healthy blood formation. Due to the content of a large amount of iodine, this vegetable is useful for people with thyroid disease.

And pomegranate grains are generally a complete benefit! This fruit contains 15 essential human acids, and 6 of them, except for pomegranate, can only be obtained from meat. In addition, the fruit contains vitamins important for humans - B6, P, B12, C, as well as micro and macro elements: calcium, silicon, iodine, iron. This complex, contained in pomegranate grains, normalizes nerves, has a positive effect on immunity and hematopoietic functions.

Classic genre: salad "Pomegranate Bracelet" with walnuts and chicken - a recipe with photos

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Ingredients:

  • 1 grenade (large);
  • 1 chicken breast (boiled or smoked);
  • 3 medium potatoes;
  • 1 large beet;
  • 2 chicken eggs;
  • 2 medium carrots;
  • 1-2 fresh bulbs;
  • peeled kernels of 10 walnuts;
  • salt;
  • ground black pepper;
  • 30 art. l mayonnaise or natural yogurt;
  • for onion roasting - vegetable oil.

Cooking:

  1. Wash the potatoes, beets, carrots and boil until soft, let the vegetables cool and chop with a large grater.
  2. Boiled eggs and chop coarse grater.
  3. Chicken meat divided into fine fibers.
  4. Brown onions in a pan with the addition of oil.
  5. Walnuts kernel finely chop with a knife or simply chop in a blender.
  6. Peel the pomegranate and separate the grains.
  7. Place a plain glass on a flat plate.
  8. The recipe for salad "Pomegranate Bracelet" with chicken prescribes laying the contents in layers, each of which (except the onion, nut and topmost, pomegranate) should be spread with mayonnaise or yogurt without additives, add salt and pepper to their own taste.

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Layers

  • ½ chicken.

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  • Carrot.
  • Potatoes.
  • ⅓ nut crumb.

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  • ½ beet.

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  • ⅓ nuts.
  • Bow.
  • Leftover chicken.
  • The remains of nuts.

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  • Eggs
  • The remains of beets.

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  • Remove the glass from the middle - in the dish you get a hole, stated in the name "bracelet".
  • Top salad to impose pomegranate seeds.
  • Cover the dish with foil and put it in a cold place for about 8 hours to soak in (you can spend the night).

Other salads with pomegranates: recipes with photos

Sooner or later any, even the most delicious, food gets bored. No problem! For those who share the view that the classic is boring, we offer the salad variations “Garnet Bracelet”.

Salad "Pomegranate Bracelet" with sprats

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Ingredients:

  • 1 grenade (large);
  • 3 medium potatoes;
  • 1 large beet;
  • 1 can of sprats;
  • 2 medium carrots;
  • 1 can of sweet corn (canned);
  • 30 art. l mayonnaise or natural yogurt;
  • spring onions;
  • salt.

Cooking:

  1. Wash carrots, potatoes, and beets thoroughly and boil until soft, let vegetables cool and chop with a large grater.
  2. Open cans of corn and sprats.
  3. Chop the green onion finely.
  4. Peel pomegranate and separate the grains.
  5. Place the cup on a flat plate.

Putting salad in layers, each of which (except onion, sprats and pomegranate), may be coated with mayonnaise or yogurt without additives, add some salt and pepper to your own taste.

Layers

  1. Potato.
  2. Carrot.
  3. Sprat (you can lay out whole fish or knead them with a fork to the state of pate).
  4. Grains of sweet corn.
  5. Green onion.
  6. Beet.
  7. Pomegranate grains.
  8. Cover the dish with foil and put it in a cold place for about 8 hours to soak in (you can spend the night).

So, the main components of the salad "Pomegranate Bracelet" in this variation are potatoes, carrots, beets, walnuts and, of course, pomegranate. Replacing chicken in a classic recipe and playing a little with the sequence of layers, we can decorate our edible bracelet with new flavors.

Appetizer "Pomegranate Bracelet" with Cheese and Garlic

Here is another, more simple, recipe for our bright salad. This variation differs from the previous ones in the composition of the products and the preparation technology: there is no traditional laying of the components in layers. But such an appetizer saves a lot of time and makes it possible to cook a beautiful festive dish in just a few minutes.

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Ingredients:

  • 200 g semi-solid or hard cheese;
  • 1 grenade (large);
  • 17 peeled walnuts;
  • 3 cloves of garlic;
  • 10 art. l natural yogurt or mayonnaise;
  • salt.

Cooking:

  1. Peel pomegranate and separate the grains.
  2. Throw nuts into the pan and slightly browned.
  3. Grind cheese with a grater.
  4. Chop the garlic on a fine grater or push through the press.
  5. Combine garlic gruel with yogurt or mayonnaise - get a sauce.
  6. Nuts, cheese and sauce combine.
  7. Salt
  8. The resulting mixture is put in a salad bowl.
  9. Garnish with pomegranate seeds on top.

Useful nuances

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Whatever the recipe for the salad "Pomegranate Bracelet" - classical or not - you did not stop, remember:

  • to make the salad in the shape of a bracelet, it must have a hole in the middle;
  • salt and pepper in the components of the salad should be put while laying layers;
  • salad looks better if the distance between the pomegranate seeds is minimal;
  • pomegranate can be replaced by cowberry berries;
  • The "bracelet" should be soaked in a cold place for at least 8 hours. To avoid the admixture of foreign flavors, a plate of salad should be wrapped in cling film;
  • Onions can be poured with boiling water, and not fry - this will reduce the calorie content of the dish;
  • chicken and fish in the described recipes can be replaced by boiled pork or tongue.

Salad "Pomegranate Bracelet" is a successful combination of satiety, benefit (especially in the version without mayonnaise) and aesthetics. These properties are inherent in both the dish, implemented according to the classic recipe, and variations on its theme. The noble brilliance of pomegranate seeds gives the salad refinement, which turns the "bracelet" into a real table decoration.

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