Showing posts with label Salads & Sandwiches. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Salads & Sandwiches. Show all posts

2014-08-12

Summer Corn Salad

Number of Servings: 4



INGREDIENTS:

- 480g sweet corn

- 2 red bell peppers, finely diced

- 4 scallions, finely chopped

- 335g cherry tomatoes, halved

- 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced

- 2tbsp coriander, coarsely chopped

- 2tbsp parsley, coarsely chopped

- 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil

- juice of 1 large lime

- salt and ground black pepper


Mix very well all ingredients in a big bowl. Chill for hours before serving.

2014-06-12

Spaghetti Salad

INGREDIENTS (4 Servings):

THE SALAD
- 220g wholewheat spaghetti, cooked, rinsed, and drained.
- 3 bell peppers (red, green,and yellow), cut into thin strips
- 2 carrots, finely grated
- 20g fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
- 15g fresh mint, coarsely chopped

THE DRESSING
- 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2tbsp rice wine vinegar
- 1tbsp lime juice
- 1tbsp soy sauce
- ½tsp sesame oil
- 1tsp sugar
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1tsp ground ginger
- 2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced


In a large bowl, mix all ingredients of the salad.

In a small bowl, mix all ingredients of the dressing.

Pour the dressing over the salad. Stir very well.

Chill for hours before serving.

2014-05-12

Chickpeas Salad

Number of Servings: 4-6



INGREDIENTS


Salad:

- 370g canned chickpeas, drained
- 3 bell peppers, diced
- 1 red onion, diced
- 85g pitted black olives, sliced
- 28g flat leaf parsley, chopped

Dressing:

- 1½ tbsp fat free greek yoghurt
- juice of half a lemon
- 1tbsp red wine vinegar
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- ¼ tsp ground ginger
- salt and ground black pepper


Mix all ingredients of salad in one big bowl.

Mix all ingredients of dressing in a little bowl.

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything very well.

Chill for hours before serving.

Black Beans Salad

Number of Servings: 4-6




INGREDIENTS


- 460g black beans
- 160g sweet corn
- 200g cherry tomatoes, quartered
- 3 bell peppers, finely diced
- 1 red onion, finely diced
- 3tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
- ½ garlic head, minced
- 2 jalapeno, seeded and minced
- ½tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1tbsp red wine vinegar
- ½tsp light brown sugar
- ½tsp ground ginger
- juice of half a lime
- pinch of salt


Mix together all ingredients in a big bowl. Chill for hours before serving.

2014-01-12

Quick Tuna Sandwich

Number of Servings: 4


INGREDIENTS

260g drained tuna chunks from can

40g black olives

1 red onion

1tbsp extra virgin olive oil

pinch of ground black pepper

4 baguettes or enough bread for 4


Roughly chop the olives and slice the onion, and have them mixed with tuna, olive oil, and ground black pepper in a bowl. Form sandwiches with the bread.