Salads

Great salad recipes and vegetable serving suggestions

  • 41 Caesar salad
    Ingredients (serves 4 as a side) 2 egg yolks 2 tbs water Juice of 2 lemons 1 tbs Dijon mustard Few grinds black pepper 4-5 anchovies from a jar or...

  • 42 Lawrence Keogh's Laverstoke Park Buffalo mozzarella with glazed figs and mint
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 12 balls of baby mozzarella or 4 large cut into slices 4 large figs cut into three 12 large mint leaves 50 / 60 mls of Extra...

  • 43 Yianni’s horiatiki (peasant salad)
    Ingredients (serves 2) 1 red pepper (the long thin type are great for this), seeded and sliced into rings 1 green pepper, seeded and sliced into rings 1 red onion...

  • 44 Thomasina's hot chorizo salad with butternut squash and baby tomatoes
    Ingredients (Serves 4–6) 1 small butternut or onion squash, deseeded and cut roughly into 5cm/2in pieces 1 chile de árbol or other dried chilli, chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds, ground...

  • 45 Grilled tilapia with horseradish potato salad
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 whole tilapia, gutted, cleaned and descaled (ask the fish counter to do this for you) 2½ tbsp creamed horseradish 750g baby new potatoes 1 bunch spring...

  • 46 Salad Niçoise with British Beans and Peas
    INGREDIENTS 200g/7oz new potatoes, cut in half 4 medium free-range eggs 200g/7oz fresh green beans, trimmed 100g/4oz fresh peas, shelled (you could also use frozen) 1 x 200g can tuna...

  • 47 Chai-poached chicken salad with lemon and ginger dressing
    Ingredients 150g/5oz cherry tomatoes, halved ½ red onion, peeled and thinly sliced 25g/1oz pitted black olives,chopped Small handful fresh coriander leaves For the chai-poached chicken 3 PureTea Bombay Chai tea...

  • 48 Jose Pizarro’s Moscatel vinaigrette with orange blossom honey
    Ingedients 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 tbs Moscatel vinegar 1 tbs orange blossom honey Salt and pepper Method Whisk the ingredients together and toss with a green salad...

  • 49 MJ’s warm salad of spinach, chicken and blue cheese
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 generous handfuls of baby spinach 4 handfuls of rocket leaves Handful of green beans, blanched 250g blue cheese – Dolcelatte or Roquefort work well 2 tbsp...

  • 50 Whip up some Wimbledon classics
    Sports fans are in for a treat over the next couple of weeks – and foodie fans too as bars and restaurants get creative to celebrate the World Cup and...

  • 51 Griddled sirloin steak and chips salad
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 2-3 medium potatoes e.g. Maris Piper 1 tbsp oil 2 x 175g sirloin steaks 130g bag mixed salad leaves 2 tbsp French dressing ½ tsp black and...

  • 52 Ingredient of the week: pears
    November is the time for that Autumnal favourite fruit, the pear. They have been cultivated by many peoples, including the Chinese some 3,000 years ago. Also fans were the Romans...

  • 53 Lentil and baked ricotta salad
    Ingredients (serves 2 as a light salad) 75g lentils 200g ricotta 4 tomatoes 1/2 a red onion A handful basil A handful mint half a small packet of cress For...

  • 54 Time for tomatoes
    These round red orbs are technically a fruit – always confusing for the kids – and are at their summery prime in August. They originate from Peru where ancient Aztec...

  • 55 Thai beef salad with peanut dressing
    Ingredients (serves 2) 2 sirloin or fillet steaks weighing approx 200g each 4 tomatoes or 8 cherry tomatoes ½ a cucumber 1 red onion or 10 thai pink shallots A...

  • 56 Salade Niçoise
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 100g/4oz fine green beans, trimmed 2 large Happy Egg Co eggs 2 x 100g/4oz fresh tuna steaks 2 large tomatoes, sliced 25g/1oz capers 50g/2oz pitted black olives...

  • 57 A new tomato that’s always ripe for the picking
    While most of us wouldn't even entertain the idea of adding a green tomato to our salads, all that could be about to change with the arrival of the Kumato...

  • 58 Warm carrot salad with sesame and orange
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 450g/1lb carrots, washed, trimmed 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tsp coriander seeds, crushed 1 tbsp sesame seeds zest and juice 1 orange 3tbsp...

  • 59 Carrot and beetroot salad
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 350g/12oz carrots, peeled and trimmed 350g/12oz raw beetroot, peeled and trimmed 2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped 2 tsp cumin seeds 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp...

  • 60 Griddled Aubergine and bean salad with pesto dressing
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 100g/4oz dried flageolet or pinto beans, soaked in cold water overnight then drained 2 fairly small aubergines 6 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed Salt and...



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