Winter Salad with Aveleda Loureiro & Alvarinho

07 Jan 2022 / Food and Wine Pairing

  • 2

  • 30 min

Try this Winter Salad, specially developed by Greens & Nuts, perfect to balance the “excesses” of the festive season. An explosion of colors to brighten the start of the new year, low in calories but with lots of flavour!


  • 3 carrots
  • 1 beet
  • 250g pumpkin
  • 1 onion
  • Fresh ginger to taste
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil 
  • 3 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 
  • Seasonings to taste: salt, black pepper, paprika, nutmeg, garlic powder
  • 125g of natural yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of agave 
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar tea
  • 1 teaspoon mustard 
  • 100g of kale
  • Mint to taste
  • 1 apple
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 mozzarella
  • Pecan nuts to taste


1. Put the carrots, beetroot, pumpkin, onion and, fresh ginger on a baking sheet. In a bowl, place 6 tablespoons of olive oil, 3 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar and other seasonings according to your taste. Mix and pour over the vegetables. Involve everything.

2. Bake in a preheated oven at 200ºC for about 20 minutes or until golden. Add the washed and cut kale and mix. Put it back in the oven for another 5 minutes.

3. In another bowl, place the plain yogurt, agave, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard, and seasonings to taste. Mix everything until obtaining a creamy and homogeneous consistency.

4. Serve the salad with mint to taste, apple, avocado, mozzarella, and pecan nuts. Finish with the yogurt sauce.

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Written by Aveleda