Simple Side Salad

I always have a bag of salad leaves and spinach in the fridge. A few simple ingredients will bulk out any meal or use my tips below to create a fuller plate.

BASE:

- 1 handful of salad leaves (washed)

- 1 handful of spinach leaves (washed)

- 1 x plum tomato quartered or 5-6 cherry tomatoes

 

CHOOSE 2-3:

- 10 black / green olives in brine sliced

- 2 x sundried tomatoes diced

- ½ red pepper sliced

- ¼ cucumber

- 1 tablespoon of sweetcorn

 

DRESSING OPTIONS:

- 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese

- 1 tsp of wholegrain mustard

- 1 tablespoon of hummus

- Mix 3 parts olive oil with 1 part Apple Cider Vinegar or Balsamic Vinegar and drizzle over with 1 wedge of squeezed lemon (RECOMMENDED!)

- 1 teaspoon pesto drizzled over

 

TO MAKE MORE OF A MEAL ADD 1-2 PROTEIN OPTIONS:

- Add ½ sliced avocado per person

- 2-3 slices of parma ham

- ½ mozzarella ball

- 30g grated hard cheese per person

- 1 boiled egg

- 1 small tin of tuna in brine

- Lean grilled chicken breast

- ½ tin chickpeas

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