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  • Beetroot salad topped with grilled halloumi on blue plate on yellow background

    Beetroot & halloumi salad with pomegranate and dill

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.28 ratings

    Make an easy salad with three of your 5-a-day. Halloumi with juicy pomegranate seeds and the crunch of pumpkin seeds is a moreish combination

  • A bowl of herby potato salad

    Healthy potato salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Try this healthy potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic

  • Spring tabbouleh salad on a white plate

    Spring tabbouleh

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 ratings

    A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches

  • Lime prawn cocktail pitta salad served in tupperware

    Lime prawn cocktail pitta salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this speedy lime prawn cocktail salad as a filling lunch that packs a flavour-punch. It's tasty, healthy and low in calories

  • A plate serving Egyptian egg salad with a knife and fork on the side

    Egyptian egg salad

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Give salad a shake-up with an Egyptian-inspired recipe that combines fava beans with egg and the rich flavours of tahini, garlic, lemon and cumin

  • A dish of quinoa salad with avocado mayo

    Quinoa salad with avocado mayo

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Easy to put together and full of flavour, this healthy lunch option proides iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre. Make it vegetarian by leaving out the chicken

  • Asparagus and eggs on a bed of quinoa

    Quinoa salad with eggs & dill

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Quinoa is a complete protein that contains all eight essential amino acids. Enjoy it here as part of a salad

  • Pesto chicken salad served on an oval plate

    Pesto chicken salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Serve this pesto chicken and couscous salad in lettuce leaves for a healthy supper. With added sundried tomatoes and pine nuts, it has lots of texture

  • Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Use frozen, skinless wild salmon fillets for a cheap and filling lunch on the go. This low-calorie, healthy dish couldn't be easier to whip up

  • Shredded charred corn salad served on a decorative plate

    Shredded charred corn salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Throw some corn cobs on the barbecue to add a smoky, sweet flavour to this salad. With onion and cabbage, it makes a refreshing summer side

  • Courgetti with chilli, lemon, ricotta & mint

    Courgetti with chilli, lemon, ricotta & mint

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Dress your courgetti with fresh, zesty spring flavours. Use the best quality ricotta you can find in this simple, vibrant side dish

  • Roasted squash & red onion with pistachios

    Roasted squash & red onion with pistachios

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Showcase butternut squash with this vibrant vegan side. Garnished with jewel-like pomegranate seeds and crunchy pistachios, serve as part of a stunning meze

  • Sweet mustard potato salad 2016

    Sweet mustard potato salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    This healthy potato salad is deliciously spiced and sweet, the perfect barbecue side to feed a crowd

  • Crunchy bulgur salad

    Crunchy bulgur salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

    A vibrant summer salad with radishes, edamame beans, peppers, almonds and herbs, drizzled with a citrus dressing

  • Salsa verde salmon with smashed chickpea salad served on a plate

    Salsa verde salmon with smashed chickpea salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    Make this versatile salmon dish served with a smashed chickpea salad as a quick midweek meal and enjoy the leftovers for lunch the next day

  • Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

    Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous

  • Egg Niçoise salad

    Egg Niçoise salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    A vegetarian Niçoise salad, that's packed with goodness - fibre, folate, iron, vitamin c and gluten-free too

  • Chicken satay salad

    Chicken satay salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.162 ratings

    Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour

  • Spring vegetable & cauliflower tabbouleh

    Spring vegetable & cauliflower tabbouleh

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Grated cauliflower replaces the grains in this twist on a Middle Eastern salad with parsley, mint, asparagus and courgette

  • Avocado panzanella

    Avocado panzanella

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    With just 20 minutes preparation and no cooking time you'll be able to whip up this colourful avocado and bread salad in no time

  • Barbecued squid salad

    Barbecued squid salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Marinating squid before sizzling it on the barbecue or griddle gives it a flavour boost. Accompany with a salad of mango, avocado and black beans

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