You know the drill. BBQ season is here and you want to bring a “different” salad to the table.
Not that there’s anything wrong with tossed salad, but it has a reputation as being the ‘default’ salad.
Here’s 10 salad recipes that are EASY and will wow the salad loving socks off a crowd!
1. Maple roasted pumpkin, rocket and feta salad
Roasted, maple sauce infused pumpkin wedges and peppery rocket is a match made in salad heaven! Maple roasted pumpkin, rocket and feta salad for the win!
2. Watermelon, feta and mint salad
I love all of these things by themselves, but when they’re together – hooley dooley. Watermelon, feta and mint salad makes for the perfect lunch side dish. Deeeelicious.
3. Eggplant, quinoa and feta salad
The sweet addition of cranberries teamed with crunchy pine nuts makes this eggplant, quinoa and feta salad a taste sensation.
4. Marinated steak salad
A hearty salad if ever there was one, this protein packed marinated steak salad is a meal in itself!
5. Moroccan prawn couscous
Summer is for seafood, is it not? Add an air of luxury to your regular couscous salad with the addition of sweet, plump prawns. Or for a spice hit, try this Moroccan prawn couscous salad on for size.
6. BLT pasta salad with avocado
Oh my. All of my favourite things are in one bowl, sandwiched together in a delicious creamy dressing. You’ll be winning at life with this BLT pasta with avocado salad recipe!
7. Thai noodle salad
All the fabulous flavours of Thai IN A SALAD. Crunchy slaw and a nutty sauce complete this lush Thai noodle salad. Nom nom nom.
8. Warm roast potato salad
Roast potatoes, prosciutto, mayonnaise and basil. A fork please for this warm roast potato salad!
9. Roast cauliflower with chickpea salad
A show stopper salad if ever there was one, a roasted head of cauliflower should do it. And boy, is it delicious. Take this roast cauliflower with chickpeas salad to your next BBQ!
10. Layered salad
Don’t be putting that trifle bowl away just yet folks. The layered salad is a salad that has stood the test of time in my own home and a much requested side for large gatherings of family and friends. Give it a go!
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