Salad recipes

Roasted Carrot and Bean Salad

A tasty way to eat carrots.


Roast Chicken and Bulghar Wheat Salad

A summery take on a simple roast chicken, eaten with this courgette and bulghar wheat salad, an extra smattering of pine nuts and some cooling, garlicky tzatiki.


Carrot and Radish Salad

Bright, colourful and crunchy, with added saltiness from proper deli olives and tang from mustard dressing.


Seedy Spinkle

I always have seedy sprinkle and mustard dressing on hand, these two will liven up anything. Be it a few lettuce leaves or a grated carrot.


Courgette and Pistachio Bulghar Wheat Salad

A zingy bulghar wheat salad packed full of fried courgette, parsley and coriander, pistachios and orange.


Roasted Tomato and Spinach bulghar salad

Bursting with colour, sweet roasted cherry tomatoes and slow cooked red onions go beautifully with the nutty bulghar wheat spiked with loads of fresh herbs, a little garlic and a handful of spinach.


Summery Salad

I picked up some lovely organic pork meatballs from Waitrose (who can resist a ‘reduced’ bargain these days?), at the time I was thinking of a rich stew spiced with cumin, coriander and cinnamon to eat with a mound of cous cous and a dollop of yoghurt (serious comfort food) . Alas, the weather was […]


Peanut Noodle Salad

My weekends are for cooking and while I tend to rely heavily on leftovers for lunch, I like to make some kind of salad to stash in the fridge during the week for snacking or for lunch when we’ve been over zealous and eaten every last scrap of dinner. Something robust that will survive a […]


Brown Rice Salad

The base is brown rice, some lentils for texture, plenty of red onion and garlic and toasted seeds for crunch.


Courgette and Bulghar Wheat Salad

Lovely nutty bulghar wheat with plenty of mint and coriander and fried pieces of courgette.