Summer Salads

November 27, 2012 in Recipes, Salads by Admin

MEZZE PLATTER

serves: 8
preparation time: 30 minutes

You will need:
8 slices of parma or similar ham
8 slices salami
50gm blue cheese, cut in wedges
50gm mozzarella, cut in chunks
50gm cheddar cut in wedges
8 slices of melon cut in half
Handful rocket, washed
Strawberries to garnish

Here’s how:

  • On a large plate or platter arrange the ingredients, try and mix and match the colours to give maximum impact.
  • Serve with warm bread

STRAWBERRY AND BLUE CHEESE SALAD


serves: 4
preparation time: 10 minutes

You will need:
handful mixed leaves eg rocket and watercress
250gm strawberries, green hull removed
125gm blue cheese
50gm walnuts, crushed
2tbsp honey
2tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Here’s how:

  • Place washed leaves in a bowl, top with strawberries, cheese and walnuts
  • Just before serving whisk remaining ingredients together and dress the salad.

PAPAYA AND FETA SALAD

serves: 4
preparation time: 10minutes

You will need:
handful mixed leaves eg rocket and watercress
1 papaya, deseeded and cut into chunks
125gm feta cheese
50gm pumpkin seeds
1 pack spring onions, finely sliced
2tbsp olive oil
2tbsp lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Here’s how:

  • Place washed leaves in a bowl, top with papaya, cheese and seeds and spring onions
  • Just before serving whisk remaining ingredients together and dress the salad.