Category Archives: Salads

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

INGREDIENTS 1 Cauliflower 1 Red onion, chopped 4 Radishes, sliced 2 Large tomatoes, diced 2 Handfuls of chopped parsley 1 Handful of chopped mint leaves Juice of one lemon Salt, pepper and a splash of olive oil METHOD Process raw … Continue reading

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Maggi’s Salad

This salad is a real family favourite. I have called it Maggi”s Salad. I had the idea from a salad served in an American restaurant called Maggianos which is an absolutely fabulous Italian restaurant chain. Ingredients for 4 1 Romaine … Continue reading

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Simple Chicken Salad for 2

Ingredients & Method This is really so basic it is hardly worth writing. Fill a bowl with (almost) non-calorific salad vegies like romaine lettice, tomato, cucumber, courgette, grated carrot, celery, beetroot if you like it; the list goes on for … Continue reading

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Chicken with Vietnamese Coleslaw for 2

Photo of Tandoori Chicken with Vietnamese Coleslaw Ingredients for 2 7 oz cooked chicken breast 1 hot red chilli, chopped 1 garlic clove, grated 1 small carrot, grated 1/2 red onion, sliced Cabbage, enough for 2, finely sliced 2 teaspoonfuls … Continue reading

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Salmon lentil and black olive salad

For four Dressing 2 oz kalamata olives 4tbsp olive oil 2tbsp red wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic,crushed 1tsp dijon mustard 2 tbsp chopped basil 1 tbsp small capers Salad 200gm fine green beans 4 eggs boiled 500gm cooked puy … Continue reading

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Black bean salsa

for four 1/2 cup black beans soaked overnight and cooked and cooled 1 mango peeled and diced 1/2 cucumber peeled and diced 5 cherry tomatoes cut in chunks 6 spring onions sliced 1 red chilli deseeded and finely chopped 1/4 … Continue reading

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Fusion Starter Salad

For two people 1 ripe avocado 2-4 tasty tomatoes depending on size half a small red onion finely sliced 4 slices of parma or serrano ham 1 lime parmesan shaved from a piece salt pepper olive oil to drizzle 1 … Continue reading

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Tropical Salad with Chilli Dressing

For four servings 1 bag ready prepared salad leaves of your choice 1 med avocado peeled and chopped 1 mango peeled and chopped 4 spring onions sliced finely small handful walnuts or pecans chopped coarsly 6 cherry tomatoes halved 1/2 … Continue reading

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Honey Vinagrette

100ml clear honey 150ml vinegar 200ml olive oil Salt and pepper Mustard, Dijon or grainy Mix first three ingredients and add seasoning and mustard to taste.

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Hot Chicken Salad

2 cups chopped celery 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp minced onion 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 cup mayonnaise Crushed crisps 1/2 cup American or Cheddar cheese, grated Combine all the ingredients … Continue reading

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Coriander Chicken & Cucumber Salad & Rice Salad

Coriander Chicken 6 x Chicken Legs 1 x Lrg Bunch Coriander 2 tsp Black Peppercorns 2 Tsp Sea Salt 3 Cloved Garlic 2 Tbsp Lime Juice 1 Tsp Cumin Powder 1/2 Strong Red Chilli Deseeded Veg Oil Limes Cucumber Salad … Continue reading

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24 Hour Salad

Chopped Iceberg lettuce Chopped celery Chopped spring onion Frozen peas Cooked streaky bacon-chopped Mayonnaise mixed with a little sugar Grated mature cheddar Layer all ingredients in a bowl (glass looks pretty) in the order given. Make sure the mayo goes … Continue reading

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St Agur, Avocado & Pecan Salad

Chopped assorted salad leaves-I used baby spinach, rocket and little gem. Tomatoes-about two small for each person finely sliced red onion-only a very small amount Half an avocado per person Six pecan halves per person- roughly chopped a few thin … Continue reading

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Lentil and Avocado Salsa

For Two as a side dish 1 cup puy lentils diced cucumber diced avocado diced red onion chopped coriander chopped flat leaf parsley finely diced red chilli olive oil juice of a lime Cook lentils in boiling water until tender. … Continue reading

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Prawn & Papaya Salad

2 small red chillies 30ml/2tbsp white wine vinegar 45-60ml/3-4tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice (about 2 limes) 150ml/5fl oz olive oil 30ml/2 level tbsp honey salt and pepper 350g/12oz cooked, peeled king prawns 2-3 ripe papayas grated lime rind to garnish … Continue reading

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Bean & Mint Salad

420g/1 tin butter beans 175g feta cheese Large bunch of mint 175g baby plum tomatoes, halved 1 red onion, sliced 3 tbsp olive oil 75g pecan nuts, chopped Juice of 1 lemon Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation … Continue reading

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Salmon Mousse

225g/8oz cooked salmon 300ml/1/2 pint cold bechamel sauce 150ml/1/4 pint mayonnaise Salt and pepper 1/2 oz gelatin, dissolved in 3 tbsp water 75ml/21/2fl oz doubel cream, whipped 50g/2 oz chopped prawns 1. Oil dish. Pound salmon until smooth. Add bechamel … Continue reading

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Spicy Bean & Cucumber Salad

2 cups cooked chopped green beans, about 11oz 1 cup finely chopped peeled cucumber, about 1 medium cucumber 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion, 1/2 medium onion 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves 2 tbsp red wine vinegar or cider … Continue reading

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Scalloped potatoes in salad base

This is really just a great addition to any salad which I had first in france. You need some firm small potatoes the amount depends on how mary you are feeding Boil the potatoes whole in skin until just cooked.Slice … Continue reading

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Karens Vietnamese Coleslaw

2 Garlic Cloves Crushed 2 Tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce 1 Tbsp Sugar 2 Tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar Juice of 2 Limes 2 Tbsp Fish Sauce 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1/2 Lrg Onion Thinly Sliced Salt & Pepper to taste 1/2 … Continue reading

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Fionas Beetroot Chutney

1350g/3lb cooked beetroot 675g/11/2lb apples 2 large onions 225g/8oz sugar 600ml/1pint vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp ground ginger 1. Boil apples and chopped onions with ginger, salt, sugar and vinegar for 30 minutes. 2. Add diced beetroot and cook … Continue reading

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Avocado and Rocket Salad

2 Large or 3 Small Ripe Avocados 1 Bag of Rocket (wild is more peppery) 1 Pack of Lardons 1/4 Cup of Pine Nuts 3 Slices of white bread or rolls. Good Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Frying. Prepare a … Continue reading

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Pico de Gallo

10 Medium but ripe tomatos – chopped 2 Medium Onions – finely chopped 3 limes – skinned and chop the flesh 2 Garlic cloves – finely chopped 1/2 Jar of Jalepeno chillis chopped 1 tsp of ground cumin 3 splashes … Continue reading

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