Antipasto salad

Ingredients 330g (18 slices) marinated chargrilled eggplant 150g marinated mixed chargrilled capsicum, torn into strips 120g semi-dried tomatoes 180g Fetta chease 2 tbs balsamic glaze 70g baby rocket leaves Method Arrange the eggplant, capsicum and tomato on a large serving platter. Carefully drain the feta, reserving the oil. Whisk the reserved oil and balsamic glaze…

Sweet potato salad

  Ingredients 1.5kg (about 2 large) sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into large pieces 80ml (1/3 cup) buttermilk 1 tbs mayonnaise 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 small garlic clove, crushed 1/3 cup fresh parsley leaves 2 shallots, trimmed, thinly sliced Method Cook sweet potato in a large saucepan of salted boiling water for 12 minutes or…

Avocado, feta and roasted tomato salad

Avocado, feta and roasted tomato salad

Ingredients (6 servings) 1kg tomatoes, roughly chopped 6 garlic cloves, peeled, thinly sliced lengthways 3½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 375g small green beans, trimmed 1/3 cup olives 2 avocados, halved, stones removed, peeled, roughly chopped 100g feta cheese, crumbled ½ cup tightly-packed small basil leaves Method Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with…

Beef, eggplant and lentil salad

Beef, eggplant and lentil salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 500g beef rump steak 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ x 350g jar feta cheese 2 x 400g cans lentils, drained, rinsed 200g grape tomatoes, halved 100g cooked or chargrilled eggplant, chopped 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves Method Heat a chargrill pan over medium-high heat. Drizzle steaks with oil. Season with salt…

Eggplant, rocket and feta cheese salad

Eggplant, rocket and feta cheese salad

Ingredients (10 servings) 3 eggplants cut into 1cm-thick slices crossways 125ml (½ cup) olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch rocket, ends trimmed 150g feta cheese, crumbled Method Preheat a barbecue flat plate on medium. Brush both sides of the eggplant with olive oil. Cook half the eggplant…

Balsamic chicken and pumpkin salad

Balsamic chicken and pumpkin salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 chicken breast fillets, trimmed 1½ tablespoons olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 350g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces 100g baby rocket 200g grape tomatoes, halved ½ x 400g can butter beans, drained, rinsed ½ medium red onion, thinly sliced Method Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Line a large baking…