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Healthy Summer Salad Recipe

summer salad recipe

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh, vibrant, and healthy salads. This recipe incorporates a variety of nutritious ingredients available from Ganesha Wholefoods, ensuring a delightful and wholesome meal. Whether you’re having a light lunch or a refreshing side dish, this salad will invigorate your senses with its blend of textures and flavours.

Healthy Summer Salad Ingredients

  • 100g organic mixed salad leaves
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 50g radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 50g pumpkin seeds
  • 100g cooked quinoa
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Salad Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Healthy Summer Salad Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Ingredients:
    • Rinse and dry the mixed salad leaves.
    • Dice the avocado, slice the cucumber, halve the cherry tomatoes, and dice the red bell pepper.
    • Thinly slice the radishes and red onion.
    • Cook the quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. Assemble the Salad:
    • In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed salad leaves, avocado, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper, radishes, red onion, pumpkin seeds, and quinoa.
  3. Make the Dressing:
    • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  4. Dress the Salad:
    • Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  5. Add Finishing Touches:
    • Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the top if using and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  6. Serve Immediately:
    • Enjoy your healthy summer salad fresh.

This summer salad is not only refreshing but also packed with nutrients, making it an ideal choice for a healthy meal. Using ingredients from Ganesha Wholefoods ensures you’re getting high-quality, organic produce. Enjoy this salad on a warm day and relish the vibrant flavours of summer.

Purchase your organic ingredients today at Ganesha Wholefoods.

Visit us in store if you are located in the Devon areas of Axminster, Sidmouth or Honiton and we will be happy to assist you with any queries.

A Family Business

Wholefoods specialist since 1979.

Basket Over £40?

Free shipping automatically applied.

Speedy delivery

We aim to get your order out for delivery as soon as possible.