Salads

Any combination of salad is good for you including any combination of the following: beans, nuts, rice, macaroni, corn, peas, cucumber, celery, radish, shredded cabbage, sultanas, diced apple and orange, peppers, onions and mushrooms.

Mixed Pepper Salad

 

Ingredients

  • 2 large green peppers
  • 2 large red peppers
  • 2-3 tbsp olive or sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Seasoning

Method

  1. Slice peppers thinly, making sure all of the seeds removed
  2. Mix oil with seasoning and toss sliced peppers in this
  3. Garnish with parsley just before serving.

 

Chick Pea Salad

chick pea salad

 

Ingredients

  • 8oz chick peas (soaked overnight if not from a tin)
  • 1 sliced onion/spring onion
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 hard boiled eggs (chopped)
  • 1 yellow pepper (chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • Garnish with parsley as required

For the dressing

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fried mustard

Method

  1. Soak the chick peas and cook until tender ( 1 1/2 hours) and drain
  2. If tinned chick peas are used, drain and cook until soft
  3. Mix all ingredients together
  4. Mix dressing ingredients together and place in a screw top jar; shake well
  5. Toss salad in dressing and garnish.

 

Beany Salad

beany salad

 

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 4oz beans of your choice, cooked
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh green herbs
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 grated carrots (optional)
  • 4 inch cucumber, diced and/or peeled

Method

  1. Place oil and vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl and whisk
  2. Add tyne beans and the remainder of ingredients so that everything is well coated.

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