Easy summer recipes: 5 refreshing salads to try
Beat the heat and enjoy our top pick of salad recipes this summer.
While summertime eating for many around the world means dining al-fresco and soaking up the warm weather, the same cannot be said for summer in the Middle East. The scorching temperatures force us to retreat indoors, leaving us to savour the winter weather for barbecues and terrace eating.
Nevertheless, there’s nothing quite like a refreshing summer salad when the weather is warm, and these quick and easy salad recipes are the perfect for when you need dinner on the table in a flash.
Retro Prawn Cocktail Salad with Avocado
Good news: we’ve turned this classic 70s hors d’œuvre into a salad! Top crunchy romaine lettuce with cherry tomatoes, radish and avocado and finish with fresh jumbo prawns and a tangy dressing. Summer is served!
Crisp Summer Salad with Halloumi and Strawberry Vinaigrette
This colourful refreshing salad is almost too pretty to eat! Featuring a host of our favourite ingredients – from salty halloumi to sweetened strawberries – this salad truly has it all, and is perfect for rustling up on a busy weeknight.
Shredded Chicken and Mango Salad with Ginger Dressing
Chicken and mango are a match made in heaven. Pair them with a zingy ginger dressing in this delicious summer salad recipe for a dish that packs a real flavour punch!
Mushroom Salad with Bang Bang Dressing
Though typically made with shredded chicken, we’ve created a vegan version of this popular salad that subs in not just one, but two types of mushrooms. It’s also a great recipe for mastering your chopping skills!
Chicken Tricolore Salad with Fresh Mozzarella, Avocado and Tomato
Travel to Italy may be somewhat limited right now, which is why we’ve brought the colours of their national flag to the table in this stunning summer salad! The best news? It takes just 20 minutes to prepare.
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