Belgian Salad

For second day of our mega marathon titled “Around the world in 30 days” , I am now reached to Belgium.Belgian cuisine is widely varied with significant regional variations while also reflecting the cuisines of neighbouring France, Germany and the Netherlands. It is sometimes said that Belgian food is served in the quantity of German cuisine but with quality of French food. Outside the country, Belgium is best known for its chocolate and beer.

Belgian cuisine traditionally prizes regional and seasonal ingredients, leading to distinctive dishes like carbonade flamande in Flanders .Belgians typically eat three meals a day, with a light breakfast, light or medium sized lunch and large dinner.
So let’s start the recipe .yum

Country- Belgium
Dish- Belgian Salad
Source- Here

1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup or 1 can green beans, drained
1 cup or 1can peas
1 cup or 1 can corn, drained
2 pimentos, drained(here I used jalapeño )
1 cup bell pepper , chopped(I used yellow bell pepper)
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
salt to taste
1 teaspoon pepper , freshly ground

If using canned veggies then simply drain and use and if using fresh vegetables then wash and chop the vegetables. Blanch them in water and keep aside.
In a saucepan over medium heat bring oil, vinegar, and sugar to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.Refrigerate 1 hour.
In a medium bowl, mix together the green beans, peas, corn, pimentos/jalapeño, celery, and onion. Pour in dressing, and toss well.
Cover and refrigerate till further use.

Season with salt and pepper, and serve chilled.


Serve-10. Preparation time -15 minutes

Best regards,

Sapana Behl

20 comments on “Belgian Salad”

  1. That's a healthy, colorful salad.

  2. That is a very interesting mix of vegetables. Very quick and easy recipe and so colorful too. Nice one.

  3. Very colourful and healthy salad, i can have this salad anytime.

  4. Kalyani says:

    Never heard of belgian salad , looks good ;)))

  5. Sapna I am a big salad fan and I have instantly bookmarked this. Simple yet flavorful. .I am sure it will be a
    hit in the family.

  6. Delicious and lovely looking Belgian Salad. All the best for around the world in 30 days. Excellent preparation.

  7. Srivalli says:

    Such an interesting Salad Sapana..looks so colourful!

  8. Pavani N says:

    Such a colorful and healthy salad.

  9. A very interesting blend. I was wondering if the salad would be too sweet.

  10. Lovely salad looks so refreshing.

  11. Lovely salad looks so refreshing.

  12. Loved the mix of veggies in this salad. Looks so colourful and attractive!

  13. Looks so colorful Sapana and very healthy too!

  14. wow such an colorful and delicious salad dear 🙂 looks fantastic !!

  15. what a beautiful bowl and colorful too…loved this recipe, seems like an easy peasy thing

  16. That is a very colorful and a vibrant bowl of salad.

  17. Bookmarking this delicious and colourful salad.

  18. Lovely & colorful salad.. Very refreshing.

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