Cucumber and red cabbage coleslaw salad

Cucumber and red cabbage coleslaw salad

Ingredients (4 servings) Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 English cucumber, sliced lengthways and deseeded ½ small red cabbage, finely shredded 100g snow peas, top and tailed, sliced 2 spring onions, finely sliced ½ cup of plain low fat yogurt as dressing Juice of ½ lime Method Sprinkle salt over the cucumber and…

Steak, corn & red bean salad

Steak, corn & red bean salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 500g piece lean sirloin steak, trimmed of excess fat 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup frozen corn kernels 800g canned red kidney beans, rinsed, drained Juice of 1 lemon 2 spring onions, sliced on the diagonal Method Place the steak in a bowl and…

Chicken, spinach and soft-boiled egg salad

Chicken, spinach and soft-boiled egg salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 650g chicken breasts, thickly sliced 1 lemon, halved 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil 2 sprigs rosemary, leaves picked 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons wholegrain mustard 1 teaspoon honey 4 eggs, at room temperature 250g baby spinach Method To marinate the chicken, place in a large bowl and…

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Ingredients 200g cherry tomatoes, halved 3 ripe large tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 red onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup small basil leaves 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar Method Layer tomatoes, onion and basil in four airtight containers. Drizzle with oil and vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Place in the…

Beef, bean and feta salad

Beef, bean and feta salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 200g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces olive oil cooking spray 500g beef steak of choice 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained, rinsed 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 250g grape tomatoes, halved 50g Fetta, crumbled ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons olive oil…

Chicken and avocado salad

Chicken and avocado salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 500g Chicken Breast Fillets 3 teaspoons cumin seeds ½ lettuce, coarsely chopped 2 avocados, cut into chunks ½ red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons macadamia oil 1½ tablespoons lemon juice Method Heat vegetable oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Sprinkle…

Green salad with mango

Green salad with mango

Ingredients 3 English cucumbers 2 small red onions, thinly sliced 2 medium mangoes, peeled, cut into matchsticks 400g mixed salad leaves 1/3 cup olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard Method Using a vegetable peeler, cut thin ribbons from cucumbers. Place cucumber in a large bowl. Add onion, mango and salad leaves.…

Brown rice tabouli

Brown rice tabouli

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 cup medium grain brown rice 4 tomatoes, seeded, finely chopped 2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 2/3 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped ½ small red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar Method Cook rice in a…

Chicken, peach and rocket salad

Chicken, peach and rocket salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons light olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 100g baby rocket leaves 2 cups (±320g) shredded roast chicken, skin removed 2 yellow peaches, stones removed, cut into wedges ±250g lettuce, rinsed, torn 1/3 cup basil leaves Method Combine the oil and vinegar in a large bowl. Add the rocket, chicken, peaches,…