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Salad Recipes: Cold Marinated Vegetables

Updated on May 3, 2013

Add Lots of Veggies to Your Salad

Vegetables for Salad
Vegetables for Salad

Salad Recipe for Marinated Vegetables

An easy salad recipe are preparing marinated vegetables, which adds a tasty addition to any meal. This salad will keep in the fridge for a few days and you can nibble on it when you get a hunger attack. With this salad you will get several servings of your daily vegetable requirement. This is an easy salad to make and one the entire family will enjoy. I often have marinated vegetable salads in the fridge as it means the salad part of the dinner is ready to eat. You can experiment with different veggies to suit your taste and also different spices in the dressing.

Salads are low calorie and healthful

Eat your greens
Eat your greens
Enjoy colorful peppers
Enjoy colorful peppers
A variety of vegetables
A variety of vegetables

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: Serves 6 People


  • 1 Cup Broccoli, Chopped
  • 2 Carrots, Thinly sliced
  • One cup Cucumbers, Thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup Celery, Finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Red and yellow peppers, Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Sweet onions, Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice
  • One Tablespoon each Tarragon, Basil, Thyme, tarragon
  • Salt and pepper taste

Instructions for Marinated Salad

  1. Chop all the vegetables and combine together
  2. Combine olive oil, lemon juice and all spices and blend thoroughly in the blender or shake vigorously in a sealed bottle.
  3. Add the salad dressing to the vegetables covering all the vegetables.
  4. Put the salad mixture in the refrigerator and chill for at least three hours.

Serving Ideas for Marinated Vegetables

This easy recipe is great for lunch and for dinner. It is a delicious way to get your daily dose of vegetables. Serve the salad with hot crusty French bread. The salad will keep in the refrigerator for at least three days.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Salad Recipes: Cold Marinated Vegetables well done on such great hubs, informative, useful, interesting and very helpful indeed.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Carol, needed to make a cold vegetable salad. Glad to re read this.

      Voted up and shared.

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      torrilynn 4 years ago

      carol, really nice quick and easy recipe that you have here. i absolutely love salads and this vegetable salad seems extra yummy to me. thanks and voted up.

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      truthfornow 4 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      The dressing seems like it will be so yummy. Thanks for the recipe.

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      anuramkumar 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      Delicious and interesting recipe. I'm going to try it right away. Voted up.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      This is very interesting and has a lot of potential variations. The dressing is yummy with all those spices.

      Voted up, interesting and sharing.,

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      vegetable salad sounds good. we always have raddish salad with tomatoes, bitter gourd salad and just plain cabbage with carrots and dressing :)