For residents of Georgia, the taste of food is of particular importance. Here preference is given to natural products that do not harm health. Vegetable-based oils are usually used as dressings for salads. Thanks to this, the dishes remain hearty and healthy. Bean salad “Tbilisi” is especially popular. A recipe with a photo allows you to cook a dish without violating technology.
Such a salad is prepared from the available ingredients. The basis is lettuce, sweet and chili peppers, beans and meat. As a dressing, oil squeezed from olives is usually used. The result is a healthy dish with a minimum amount of fat.
Many people cook Tbilisi salad for dinner. The main feature of this dish is the absence of salt. After all, the components of the salad themselves have a rich and rich taste.
The salad recipe is quite simple, but first you need to prepare the products.
Chicken, turkey or beef are suitable for salad. The main thing is that the meat is not fatty. The meat must be washed in water, preferably cold, and placed in a saucepan. It is recommended to cook the product over medium heat, adding a little salt. Cooking time depends on the type of meat. For example, you need to cook chicken for 20 minutes, beef – 40, and turkey – 30.
For Tbilisi salad, canned beans are often used. Fresh will work too. It needs to be boiled. To begin with, it is recommended to soak the beans overnight in cold water. Then put to boil, gradually pouring cold water into the container.
At the end, the beans should be thrown into a colander and cooled. Only then can it be added to the salad. If you choose between white and red beans, then the latter option is preferable, since this product has a pronounced taste.
Onions should be pickled. It is recommended to use red or white onions. The onions should be peeled and then cut into thin rings. After that, the vegetables must be poured with wine vinegar. It takes about half an hour to marinate.