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February, Vegetable Of The Month! Recipe Of The Week – Leek Vinaigrette Salad

02.02.2015

Leeks are available in large amount throughout February – at their tastiest and cheapest, you’d be daft not to incorporate leeks into a number of your dishes this month. Here is this week’s recipe of the week to get you started!

Leek vinaigrette salad is an easy dish to prepare for a take-to-work lunch and it takes just a few minutes to organize. The trick is to combine all the ingredients at lunchtime to avoid the extra salad leaves becoming soggy.

 

Quantities to be decided by you – depending on how many you are feeding.

 

Ingredients

  • leeks
  • hard boiled egg(s) or ham
  • mixed salad leaves
  • vinaigrette

 

Method

1. The night before, blanch some extra leeks, pat dry and mix into vinaigrette

2. The next day, pack a spare hard-boiled egg (excess breakfast), or some ham, and a bag of mixed salad leaves

3. Combine at lunchtime

 

View this recipe as a starting point, below are the fruit and vegetables that are readily available throughout February - simply enter your desired fruit or veg item into our keyword search to view further recipe ideas for you to try out. 

Asparagus        Beetroot        Broccoli        Brussels Sprouts       Cabbage          Carrots          Cauliflower     Celery      

Kale                Oranges      Parsnips        Sweet Potatoes 

 

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