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Recipe Of The Week – Quick Put Together Salad

21.07.2014

For quicker weight loss use all seasonal green salad vegetables.

One of the fantastic things about this recipe is that it works in your favour when it comes to organisation. It isn’t always possible to be 100% organised when it comes to each of your meals and having all of your ingredients waiting for you in the fridge. However, this recipe is a ‘grab what you have available’ to create a delicious salad to have on the occasions when options are limited.

     

Ingredients

Main dish staples: one or more of the following

  • tin of beans (mixed or single kinds, not baked)
  • tinned salmon
  • mackerel
  • tuna
  • chicken
  • turkey
  • marinated tofu

 

Veg: as many as desired

  • green peppers
  • cucumber
  • celery
  • spring onion
  • mange touts
  • courgettes
  • radish
  • cherry tomato
  • broccoli
  • spinach
  • rocket
  • fresh or dried herbs – parsley, dill, coriander, chives

 

4 Dressing options:

  • 1tsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp plain yogurt
  • 1 finely chopped spring onion

OR

  • 2tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1tsp olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • soy sauce

OR

  • 2tsp olive oil
  • 1tsp lemon juice

OR

  • 2tbs french dressing

 

Optional topping suggestions:

  • toasted pumpkin seeds
  • sunflower seeds
  • sesame seeds
  • cashews
  • flaked almonds
  • pecans
  • pine nuts

 

Recipe developed by Sharyn Singer

Method

  1. Choose one or more of the main dish staples, and put them into a bowl
  2. Add as many veg and is desired
  3. Choose one of the dressing options and splash over the dish
  4. Top with chosen toppings and serve

 

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