Quick and easy summer salads

โ˜€๏ธ3 DELICIOUS EASY SALADS ๐ŸŒฟ

Looking for something tasty to enjoy with a bbq over summer? Here are 3 quick and easy salads that you can throw together. They are also perfect as leftovers the next day or in the lunchbox.


1) CHICKPEA & EDAMAME SALAD

Ingredients:
๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸผDrain and rinse 1 can of chickpeas, drain and rinse
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ1/2 finely chopped red onion
๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸผHandful of cherry tomatoes ๐Ÿ… chopped in half
๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸผHandful of chopped parsley or coriander
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ1/2 cup edamame beans (I buy them frozen section next to the other frozen veggies, cover in boiling water then drain)
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ1/2 avocado ๐Ÿฅ‘ chopped
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ1 Lemon ๐Ÿ‹
๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸผOlive oil

Method:
Place all ingredients into a salad bowl. Mix well and squeeze over lemon juice and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.

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2) COURGETTE & FETA SALAD

Ingredients:
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 4-6 courgettes, sliced lengthways into 3mm thick slices
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 1/2 cup edamame beans
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Handful fresh mint
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 50g feta
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Olive oil. 4-6 courgettes, sliced lengthways into 3mm thick slices

Method:

Brush courgettes lightly with olive oil, then grill on the BBQ or cook in a hot pan until they have some colour and going soft (not floppy!). In a large bowl put edamame beans, finely chopped mint, mix. Add in the grilled courgette and stir through. Top with crumbled feta.

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3) CAPRESE SALAD

Ingredients:
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ5 tomatoes sliced (approx 5mm thick)
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ1 large fresh Mozerella ball sliced (approx 5mm thick)
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Handful fresh basil
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Olive oil
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Balsamic vinegar (optional)

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Layer slices of tomato ๐Ÿ… and mozzarella cheese on a serving. Add torn up basil ๐ŸŒฟ leaves on the top. Drizzle with olive oil and if you like, a little balsamic vinegar too!

These Jamie Oliverโ€™s flatbreads go perfectly with this salad. A super easy recipe and an awesome way to fancy up your meal!ย ย 

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Whatโ€™s your fav summer salad? Xx

Date

21.01.2021

Published By

Claire Turnbull

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