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A SATISFYING SALAD LUNCH.

01 September 2016



Salads are amazing for using up the odds and ends in your fridge, the mixes and combinations you can create are infinite and they're the perfect dish for a light lunch on a hot summer's day. A salad doesn't just have to be a plate of leaves though, and can still be a satisfying alternative to a sandwich when made right. I get round this by using a base of some kind of carb and some hot ingredients. On the table within 15 minutes, you couldn't ask for an easier lunch. 

Uncooked ingredients:
  • Rocket or other lettuce as the greens
  • 1/2 bell pepper
  • 1/2 an avocado 
  • Halved cherry tomatoes - + whatever other vegetables need using up 
  • Spring onions 
  • Lemon rind 
  • Balsamic dressing
  • Olive oil 
  • Lemon Juice 
  • Herbs - Basil and Parsley in this case 
Cooked ingredients:
  • Courgette or other roasted vegetables 
  • Garlic 
  • Pasta - whole grain for an extra health kick or substitute for other grains 
The veg should be cooked at about 210 degrees celsius for 10-15 minutes along with the garlic and then mixed in with the pasta and other uncooked ingredients. Serve immediately!
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