1092. Grilled Courgette, Mint, and Feta Salad

To me, this salad screams Summer, slow days, and gatherings over the grill for delicious light meals. The actual ingredients can be counted on one hand: courgettes, chilli, mint, and feta cheese. The dressing is a splash of olive oil and a squirt of lemon juice: the perfect sauce for any salad. Continue reading “1092. Grilled Courgette, Mint, and Feta Salad”

1031. Cucumber Pomegranate Salad

This has to be one of the simplest and freshest salads out there. Cucumber is often used as an accessory to our salads, so making it the main even is quite the surprise. Cucumber rings are simply topped with fresh pomegranate seeds and crumbles of fresh plain white farmer’s cheese (can switch for feta or even goat’s). Continue reading “1031. Cucumber Pomegranate Salad”

1010. Zaatar Caesar Salad

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Zaatar caesar salad was something I came across a picture of on social media. I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind, nor have I been able to find a recipe for it, so I decided to experiment. Conclusion: success! I avoided anchovies in the dressing since people tend to get squirmish at the thought, plus if the dressing were to stay overnight, the fishy smell and taste would be overwhelming.

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968. Salade Nicoise

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While I do love this classic salad and many atimes depend on its simplicity for an easy and healthy meal, it is the dressing that is special and makes the salad. I devised this dressing as a result of several try-outs, until it was perfectly suited for the salad. I often think how underestimated a can of tuna is, and this is one example. Continue reading “968. Salade Nicoise”

961. Iraqi Fresh Herb Platter

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On these hot and sticky Summer days, sometimes it is a good idea to make a light and refreshing no-cook meal. This fresh herb platter fills thee spot. Luscious fresh herbs and greens of choice (including crunchy radish), and bread are great on their own already. But when you add some cheese and nuts? It goes just beyond. Continue reading “961. Iraqi Fresh Herb Platter”

953. Chicken Fajita Salad

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Fajita is a Mexican dish usually consisting of seared sliced steak, sauteed capsicum peppers and onions, all wrapped up in a tortilla with some sour cream and plenty of jalapenos and coriander. This salad is fajita-inspired, using instead a deliciously marinated seared chicken fillet, and a trifecta of similarly seared capsicum. Continue reading “953. Chicken Fajita Salad”