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Grilled Portobello Mushroom Salad

Grilled Portobello Mushroom Salad

Preheat the grill. Remove the stem from the mushrooms carefully so you don’t break the caps. Wash, pat dry and arrange the caps gill-side up on a baking dish. Mix the garlic and oregano with the wine. Brush this mixture onto the mushrooms, then grill for five minutes or until...
Julienned Zucchini with Miso Vinaigrette

Julienned Zucchini with Miso Vinaigrette

In a small skillet, toast sesame seeds over moderate heat until golden brown. Transfer to a plate to cool. In a small bowl, whisk together the miso paste, soy sauce, spring onion, rice vinegar, lemon juice, sugar and chilli. Whisk in the olive oil and stir in the coriander. Season...
Lebanese White Bean Salad

Lebanese White Bean Salad

Combine the beans, cucumber, tomato, capsicums, onion, carrot, dill, mint, cumin, oil, and lemon. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Gently mix and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.
Mint Chickpea & Cucumber Salad

Mint Chickpea & Cucumber Salad

Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Evenly slice the cucumber and place into a salad bowl. Coarsely grate the carrots and add to cucumbers. Add all remaining ingredients, tossing well to combine. Adjust seasoning to taste. Serve at room temperature.
Quinoa and black bean salad

Quinoa and black bean salad

Bring water to boil in a pot over medium high heat. Rinse quinoa well under cold running water. Add salt and quinoa to water, return to boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Transfer to colander to drain and cool slightly. Combine...
Quinoa Salad with Nuts & Snow Peas

Quinoa Salad with Nuts & Snow Peas

Soak the quinoa for 15 minutes in cold water. Strain, and put into a pot with the water, salt and a dash of oil. Bring to a boil then reduce to low heat and cover. Simmer for 15 minutes, then turn off the heat and allow to sit for 5...
Roasted potato pesto salad

Roasted potato pesto salad

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius. In a large bowl, toss together the potatoes and oil. Place on a baking tray and roast for 20 minutes, turning after 10 minutes. Add the capsicum and roast for 20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes, until the potatoes are tender and the...
Som Tam Piquant Thai Salad

Som Tam Piquant Thai Salad

SERVES 3-6 This Thai salad merges a wonderful combination of spicy flavours. A good-sized mortar and pestle is essential for this recipe. In Thailand, they use green papaya but you can use thin slices of carrot and shredded cabbage. Lightly pound 2 cloves of garlic in the mortar. Add 3...
Spicy Azuki Bean Salad

Spicy Azuki Bean Salad

Rinse the beans under cold water and soak overnight in a bowl covered in several 20 cm of cold water with a little lemon juice, unless you use canned beans. Reserve the water. Separately, rinse the brown rice under water and soak overnight in 1 1/2 C cold water in...
Spinach & Bean Salad

Spinach & Bean Salad

Drain beans and place in a bowl. In a separate bowl, combine olive oil with vinegar and mustard. Pour dressing over beans. Add spring onions, pepper, spinach, cherry tomatoes and parsley. Stir well to combine, ensuring all spinach leaves are coated. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Chill before...
Basil, Avocado & Asparagus Salad

Basil, Avocado & Asparagus Salad

Steam asparagus for 5 minutes until tender. Place asparagus, tomatoes, avocado and basil in a large bowl Stir in olive oil, lemon juice and mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Serve
Simple Greek Salad

Simple Greek Salad

Mix together all the ingredients, right before serving.
Simply delicous couscous

Simply delicous couscous

Roast couscous in a skillet with oil over medium heat. Boil water and add to couscous. Gently stir once then set aside for five minutes. Sauté spring onions and capsicum (or frozen veg) in a little oil, add salt and pepper to taste. Mix in basil, parsley, soy sauce and...
Spiced Baked Pumpkin Salad

Spiced Baked Pumpkin Salad

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Place garlic, cumin, chillies, vinegar and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 1 minute. Place in a bowl with the sweet soy sauce, olive oil and sesame oil. Lay the pumpkin wedges on a large, lined...
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