Salads

Great salad recipes and vegetable serving suggestions

Love oysters with restaurateur Mark Hix's recipe for romance

The oyster may just be the most evocative culinary symbol of passion. Named as one of the top aphrodisiacs, what better – or finer – way to start your Valentine's Day meal? A man who knows...

Light berry salad

Dish type: Main course, salad Light, tangy and a great alternative to the more usual mayo dressed chicken salads. Serves 4-5 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients 4...

A Warm Radish, Halloumi, Potato and Cherry Tomato Salad with a Mustard and Dill Dressing – served with ham

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 100g new potatoes, sliced 75g mixed radishes, cut in half 50g cherry tomatoes cut in half ½ tbsp olive oil 100g Halloumi...

Pomegranate, Fennel and Asparagus Salad with a Caper Dressing

Serves: 4 Preparation & cooking time time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 150g pomegrante seeds 1 large bulb fennel, sliced 200g asparagus, trimmed 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp...

Rustle up a traditional Italian feast

Gorgeous Italian-Welsh cook Michela Chiappa has been fronting the campaign to introduce authentic techniques to the British home. And cooking has never seemed so effortless, thanks to Channel...

Roasted pumpkin salad with slices of Prosciutto San di Daniele, shavings of Grana Padano Cheese and red onion

Dish type: Salad Serves 6 Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients 800g pumpkin or butternut squash, cut into 8 even slices 1 garlic clove, skin on and lightly crushed with the flat of a knife 5 tblsp olive...

Crab, mango and avocado salad with lime and coconut dressing and toasted coconut curls

Dish type: Fish This fresh tasting delicious summer salad is perfect for those hot balmy days when something quick and easy but oh-so-tasty is needed. Serves: 2 main course or 4 starter portions Preparation...

Griddled courgette, broad bean, feta and mint salad

Dish type: Salad Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 (130g) bag Italian style leaves 4 small courgettes 15ml/1 tbsp olive oil 225g/8oz podded broad beans...

Asian Prawn Salad

Dish type: Salad Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: None Ingredients 100g/4oz mange tout 150g/5oz radishes 3 spring onions, trimmed 2.5cm/1in piece root ginger, peeled 225g/8oz...

Don't fatten up your salad; keep those salad leaves light

Despite your best intentions, a salad can quickly become a diet disaster. Calorific dressings and high-fat ingredients counteract the health benefits of a crunchy bowl of greens. Keep your salads figure...

Reel in the benefits with our summer fish dishes

With summer finally on the way, it's time to start cooking fresh, light dishes. Fish and seafood are the perfect main ingredients for a summery supper and a great way to top on on Omega-3.  These...

Trout and Ginger Salad

Dish type: Fish Fresh griddled trout and smoked trout are delicious on their own. Put them together, add a ginger dressing and you have a sensational first course or light main course that is easy...

Liz McClarnon's Chicken and Guacamole Salad

Dish type: Salad This also makes a lovely lunchbox or picnic dish - just store in a plastic container. Serves 1 Preparation Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: none Ingredients: 4 tbsp of fresh guacamole...

Crispy Duck & Sesame Leafy Salad

Dish type: Salad Serves 2-3 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 610g pack half aromatic crispy duck (including 12 pancakes and hoisin sauce sachet) 3 tsp toasted sesame oil (...

James Ramsden's Warm Salad of Tenderstem with Quail Eggs and Bacon

James says: “I’ve always found that Tenderstem broccoli and eggs go particularly well together. There’s something about the golden yolk oozing over the fresh green shoots that is irresistible....

Warm New Potato, Broad Bean And Chorizo Salad, With Garlic Mayonnaise

Make the most of fresh British broad beans in this versatile salad that can also be served in single portions – perfect for that street party nibble! Dish type: Starter Serves: 8 Preparation...



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