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…

Greek salad omelette

Greek salad omelette

Ingredients (4 to 6 servings) 10 eggs handful of parsley leaves, chopped (optional) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large red onion, cut into wedges 3 tomatoes, chopped into large chunks large handful black olives, (pitted are easier to eat) 100g feta cheese, crumbled Method Heat the grill to high. Whisk the eggs in a large…

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…

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,…

Pumpkin and beetroot salad

Ingredients 700g pkt diced butternut pumpkin, or 700g peeled seeded pumpkin, cut into 2cm pieces 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon caraway seeds 2 tablespoons pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 250g cooked beetroot, halved or cut into wedges if large 280g pkt baby spinach ¼ cup (60ml) balsamic 150g blue cheese, torn Method Preheat oven to 200C.…