Summer rhymes with feasting and it’s not incompatible with balanced dishes, especially for those who live outside the country in USA, Canada & UK, etc. Mumbai Square is one of the best Indian Food Restaurant in London, United Kingdom which helps Indian people to have best and delicious food, but also at the same time, they take care of their health as well. Below this post is all about Mumbai Square, you may also visit us Mumbai Square as well if you live in London, UK and want to enjoy Indian food.  So between crudites and fresh fruits, the choice is vast to have fun while filling up with nutrients. Simple recipes ready in 10 to 20 minutes maximum, what do you think? Discover 3 balanced and tasty meal ideas for a lunch that will seduce everyone at the table.

  1. Vegan tabbouleh

Ingredients (for 2 people)

  • 100 gr of wheat semolina
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 100 grams of cooked chickpeas
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Parsley, coriander, salt and pepper
  • Curry, cumin and paprika
  • Lemon juice

How to get It Ready

  • In a bowl, pour the semolina of wheat and cover it with boiling water.
  • Then let the wheat swell for 5 minutes until ready.
  • Peel the cucumber and carrot and cut into small pieces, along with the onion and tomato.
  • Incorporate them in a large bowl with the cooked semolina and add the chickpeas, oil, lemon juice, herbs and spices.

This summer recipe is entirely vegan and rich in vegetable proteins less acidifying than animal proteins. Also high in fiber it can be twistered in vegetarian by adding a little white cheese in your tabbouleh, for a small additional dose of protein and freshness. A complete summer meal!

  1. Italian toast

Ingredients (for 2 people)

  • 4 slices of wholemeal bread
  • 200 gr of beef carpaccio
  • 100 gr of light mozzarella
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons of olive or artichoke tapenade
  • Fresh or frozen basil, salt and pepper

How to get it Ready

  • Toast the slices of bread until they are golden brown.
  • With a knife, spread the tapenade with vegetables to moisten them.
  • On top, put the slices of carpaccio.
  • Cut the zucchini into slices and place in the oven for 20 minutes at 230 ° with a drizzle of oil.
  • Once grilled and tender, place them on top of the carpaccio.
  • Cut the mozzarella and tomato into cubes and mix together.
  • Add this little salad to your toast and finish with the basil, salt and pepper.

This gourmet summer recipe offers a good supply of vegetable protein and good fatty acids without exaggeration. As always, we respect the golden rule of a balanced sandwich: integrate a good part of vegetables! This allows for its share of minerals while calming more effectively without increasing the amount of carbohydrates.

  1. Nordic salad

Ingredients (for 2 people)

  • 200 gr of smoked salmon
  • 100 to 150 gr of macaroni (raw)
  • 50 gr of radish
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 lean natural yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons of rapeseed oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Dill, salt and pepper

How to get it Ready

  • Cook the pasta for about ten minutes in a saucepan of salted boiling water.
  • Meanwhile, cut your smoked salmon into small pieces.
  • Peel the cucumber, remove the radish head, the heart of the tomatoes and cut the vegetables into small pieces.
  • In a separate bowl, add yoghurt, rapeseed oil, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper.
  • Mix until you get a smooth sauce.
  • Finally, assemble the pasta, salmon, vegetables and sauce on a plate.

This pasta salad full of freshness is a real bomb omega-3, thanks to salmon but also to rapeseed oil. Rich in proteins and minerals, it is totally adapted to a sporting practice but does not miss the pleasure. A simple and balanced recipe for a nice summer meal!