Summer salad

Summer salad

Packed with antioxidants, a super healthy and colorful salad.   Ingredients (serves 6): 3 carrots Bunch radishes 2 medium baby marrows Half a small red onion Small handful mint leaves, roughly torn For the dressing: 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp mayonnaise 2 tbsp olive oil   Method: Grate the carrots…

Watermelon and feta salad

Watermelon and feta salad

Ingredients (6 servings): 2 teaspoons olive oil ½ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ teaspoon sea salt 2.4kg (½ small) seedless watermelon, peeled, quartered 100g feta cheese ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil   Method: Place oil and pumpkin seeds in a cold frying pan. Place over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until…

Mixed tomato salad

Mixed tomato salad

Ingredients: 2 x 250g punnets cherry tomatoes, halved 2 x 250g punnets golden grape tomatoes, halved 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges ½ cup fresh basil leaves 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (see note) 1 teaspoon raw sugar (brown sugar)   Method: Place combined tomato…

Classic Italian bean salad

Classic Italian bean salad

Ingredients (4 servings): ¼ cup olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 1 long red chilli, deseeded, finely chopped 400g can borlotti beans, drained, rinsed 400g can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed 2 tomatoes, deseeded, finely chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon red wine…

Brown lentil salad

Brown lentil salad

Ingredients (4 servings): 400g can lentils, drained, rinsed ½ small red onion, thinly sliced 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 green onion, thinly sliced ½ small red capsicum (bell pepper), chopped 1 birds eye chilli, deseeded, finely chopped (optional) 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1/3 cup fresh coriander leaves   Method: Place lentils,…

Tomato & coriander salsa

Tomato & coriander salsa

Ingredients: 1 x ±200g punnet grape tomatoes, quartered ½ red onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh red chilli (optional)   Method: Combine the tomato, onion, coriander, lime juice and chilli, if desired, in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for…

Bean and rocket salad

Bean and rocket salad

Ingredients (6 servings): 2 x 300g cans four-bean mix, rinsed and drained 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained ±250g cherry tomatoes, halved ±125g baby rocket 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard Salt and cracked black pepper   Method: Place the four-bean mix in a large bowl with…