Warm balsamic vegetable salad

Ingredients (serve 4) 1 large red onion, cut into thick wedges 1 large red capsicum (bell pepper), thickly sliced 1 large zucchini (baby marrow), sliced diagonally 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 medium tomatoes, quartered ½ cup fresh basil leaves, torn 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Method Preheat a chargrill over medium-high heat. Place onion, capsicum, zucchini…

Broccoli, beans and almonds with lemon ricotta

Ingredients (4 servings) 300g broccoli, cut into small florets 200g green beans, trimmed ¼ cup reduced-fat fresh ricotta 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon toasted flaked almonds Method Place broccoli and beans in a metal steamer. Place steamer over a large saucepan of simmering water. Cook, covered, for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.…

Warm red cabbage coleslaw

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 red onion, halved, sliced crossways ½ cup flame raisins ½ red cabbage, shredded 1 tablespoon caster sugar 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar Method Heat oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes or until tender. Add raisins and…

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…

Mediterranean salad

Ingredients (serve 4) 2 eggplants cut into 3-4cm chunks 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp honey Salt and ground black pepper, to taste 2 large red bell peppers 2 large tomatoes, cored and sliced 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 250g mozzarella or buffalo mozzarella, torn into chunks Basil or rocket leaves, to serve Basil Dressing 1…

Cabbage slaw with apples and pecan nuts

    Serves 4 to 6 A colorful, simple and absolutely delicious slaw for any season. Ingredients 2 cups shredded green cabbage 2 cups shredded red cabbage 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 apples, cored and very thinly sliced 1/2 cup Pecan nuts, chopped Method…

Avocado and cucumber salad

Avocado and cucumber salad

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 175g baby salad leaves
  • 2 medium avocados, chopped
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 large English cucumbers, halved, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Method

Combine salad leaves, avocado, onion and cucumber in a bowl. Place lemon juice and oil in a screw-top jar. Season with salt.

Mediterranean crunch salad

Serves 4 A quick and easy salad featuring the bold flavors of the Mediterranean. Ingredients 1 (±450g) can no salt-added chickpeas 1 cup chopped broccoli florets 1 cup cocktail tomatoes, halved 1 cup finely sliced kale (cabbage 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoons finely chopped Kalamata olives 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 small…

Tuna Salad Recipe

This is a delicious and colorful luncheon tuna salad recipe. Ingredients: 2 large tomatoes, cut in quarters 1 red bell pepper, cut in matchstick strips 1 green bell pepper, cut in matchstick strips 1 small onion, sliced in rings 1 can tuna in brine 4 teaspoons olive oil 2 teaspoons wine vinegar ½ small clove…

Pineapple-cucumber salad

This is a great salad for the summer. Serve as a side dish or condiment. It is also delicious rolled into lettuce wraps. Ingredients (Serves 4 to 6) 3 cups chopped fresh pineapple 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and sliced 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup roughly chopped mint 1/4 cup lime juice Method In a…