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Recover strength after training with this salad

This week in our section of sport Nutrition We leave you an easy recipe to cook, which our collaborator specialized in nutrition Sandra Sardina recommends us for after training.

Potato salad

Ingredients For 1 person

  • 1 big potato (250g)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tomato large
  • 1 can of tuna in olive oil
  • 1 / 2 chive
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoons vinegar
  • salt and fresh basil


1.-Put the potato (clean and with skin) to simmer in a casserole with cold water.

2.-Let cook for 25 minutes, add a pinch of salt and egg and let cook for 10 minutes more.

3.-Drain the water, let the egg and the potato cool and peel them.

4.-Cut the egg into quarters and sliced ​​potatoes half a centimeter thick.

5.-Clean the tomato and peel it. Cut it in half (from top to bottom) and then in half moons.

6.-Spread on a plate, the potato slices on one side and the tomato slices on the other. Place in the center of the crumbled tuna and the egg quarters. Chop the onion in fine julienne and sprinkle the tomato.

7.-Put 2 tablespoons of oil, 1 tablespoon of vinegar, 2 fresh basil leaves and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Beat well and dress the salad.

Nutritional dietary commentary

Potatoes are one of the most accepted and economical foods of our gastronomy. The recipe that is proposed is a simple and easily prepared way to consume them, which can serve both as a first course of lunch or dinner or as a single dish.

In this case the main ingredient, the potato, is a source of complex carbohydrates, it contains a high amount of water and minerals such as potassium. It is accompanied with tuna, rich in protein; tomato, source of vitamins, minerals, lycopene and fiber; and finally egg, rich in fat and proteins of high biological value. To dress this original salad a vinaigrette is prepared.

This simple and nutritious salad is an excellent recuperator after an exercise session.


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