Best Vegetarian Appetizer

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Best vegetarian appetizer

Best vegetarian appetizer

After making a most amazing vegetarian curry the day before, I am just more determined to make simpler, healthy food. So, yesterday I decided to make a vegetarian appetizer of tomato, soya beans, avocado and watercress. It was really appetizing and a great starter. The colours were captivating. It is a very simple appetizer. Now I have fallen in love with avocado and tomato. They taste so fantastic. Here’s my lovely appetizer:

Ingredients A
tomato (sliced)
nice cheese (cut into round shapes)
soya beans (boil them)
avocado (sliced)
small watercress

Appetizer ingredients

Appetizer ingredients

Use a good cheese. I use White Stilton apricot cheese which is slightly crumbly. The flavour and texture is really good. Soya beans are sold frozen, Bird’s Eye brand. A friend introduced me to eat these wonderful beans. Just put them in boiling water for about 10 minutes to cook. Cool it down and then remove the skin before you eat for better taste. It’s very easy…just give a little squeeze and the skin will come off. It tastes very nice even on its own.

Ingredients B (dressing)
2T olive oil
2T light soya sauce
2T vinegar
2T sugar

Mix all the ingredients together. This is a very simple, yet lovely dressing that goes great with many foods.

Appetizer dressing

Appetizer dressing

When you have all the ingredients above, the rest is easy…just assemble them according to your creativity. It really tastes awesome. I don’t mind to eat this everyday. It’s such a healthy appetizer.

What is the best appetizer that you have eaten? What type of appetizer do you make? Please share, add and comment in the comment box below.

Other vegetarian food:
Best Butternut Squash Curry
Best Healthy Avocado Sandwich

Quote of the day……

‘It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our lives.’

Tony Robbins

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Chris Nyles  on August 27th, 2009

I love your healthy vegetarian appetizer. Looks so inviting abd very colorful Thanks for sending me the post.

Christine  on August 27th, 2009

Sounds great~ I haven’t tried green soya beans before. How do they taste like?

Mary  on August 27th, 2009

Chris and Christine, thanks lots for comments. Christine, the soya beans taste very very good.

Larry Yong  on August 27th, 2009

i love avocado!!!

Divina  on August 27th, 2009

I haven’t tried green soy beans. I don’t why I haven’t tried them. I have to look for them. I think the Japanese, Korean and Chinese varieties have similarities. This is a simple and healthy dish. I always love the combination of the avocado, tomatoes and cheese and the soy beans are a great addition with some really flavorful dressing. You were looking for avocados; now, I’m looking for green soybeans. :)

Malaysian Delicacies  on August 27th, 2009

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Mary  on August 28th, 2009

@Malaysian Delicacies - Thanks very much for the special awards. Really appreciate that.

Mary  on August 30th, 2009

Larry : Lovely to know you also like avocados. They really taste so good.

Divina : I have improved on healthy eating. Hv been inspired by you. I love food that looks colourful and fresh.

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