Summer salads and sides

Find yourself the perfect summer salad or side – from bold flavours, to lighter salads and simple sides. No one likes to fuss when the weather’s hot…

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Gemista (roast stuffed veg)

Vegetarian recipes from around the world

Gemista (roast stuffed veg)

This is a really lovely way of using up summer veg. Tomatoes, courgettes and onions...

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Grilled whole halloumi with fig jam

Fig recipes

Grilled whole halloumi with fig jam

The heavenly combination of salty halloumi, sweet and sticky honey, jammy figs and fresh basil...

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Baby leaf salad with bacon and tarragon croutons

Summer salads and sides

Baby leaf salad with bacon and tarragon croutons

Crisp salad leaves are topped with crispy bacon and tarragon croutons in this pretty baby...

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Red pepper, aubergine and crispy chickpea salad

Aubergine recipes

Red pepper, aubergine and crispy chickpea salad

Serve this spiced red pepper, aubergine and chickpea salad as a side dish to rival...

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Korean-style sweetcorn salad

Healthy salad recipes

Korean-style sweetcorn salad

The sweet and spicy mix of fresh watermelon, sweetcorn and gochujang (a Korean chilli paste) makes...

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Sausage, lentil and goat’s cheese salad with tapenade dressing

Lentil recipes

Sausage, lentil and goat’s cheese salad with tapenade...

This French-inspired sausage, lentil and goat’s cheese salad, with a tapenade dressing, is a real...

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Broccoli and walnut panzanella

Healthy salad recipes

Broccoli and walnut panzanella

This vegetarian panzanella salad is a brilliant way of using up leftover bread and nuts....

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Chicken-skin butter with radishes

Radish recipes

Chicken-skin butter with radishes

Georgina Hayden’s simple starter recipe is perfect to serve to guests and allow them to...

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Kohlrabi and fennel salad

Fennel recipes

Kohlrabi and fennel salad

The beauty of this fennel salad is you can keep it in the fridge until...

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Perfect guacamole

Summer salads and sides

Perfect guacamole

What’s the secret to the perfect guacamole recipe? Lots of lime, a pinch of chilli...

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Seared Asian beef fillet with crunchy pomelo salad

Beef salad recipes

Seared Asian beef fillet with crunchy pomelo salad

This is a really simple salad that pairs seared beef fillet with crunchy veggies, citrusy...

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Honey-roast carrot and chickpea salad with labneh

Summer salads and sides

Honey-roast carrot and chickpea salad with labneh

We’ve built up lots of textures and flavours here to create a showstopping summer salad...

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Black rice super salad

Healthy lunch recipes

Black rice super salad

Whip up this vegan black rice salad in just 20 minutes and enjoy as a...

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Green fattoush salad

Healthy lunch recipes

Green fattoush salad

Take care not to overcook the asparagus spears – this vibrant summer salad should be...

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Venere nero rice with chicory, tuna and orange cream

Rice recipes

Venere nero rice with chicory, tuna and orange...

Eleonora Galasso’s black rice salad, with chicory, tuna and orange, would make a beautiful side...

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Piccalilli salad

Summer salads and sides

Piccalilli salad

Felicity Cloake’s piccalilli salad is the perfect balance of sweet and slightly tart. Serve as...

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Griddled courgette salad with goat’s cheese and honey

Courgette recipes

Griddled courgette salad with goat’s cheese and honey

This simple summer salad couldn’t be easier to make – just 20 minutes – and...

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Hot-smoked salmon and crispy chickpea salad

Healthy salad recipes

Hot-smoked salmon and crispy chickpea salad

A good salad should be packed full of texture, flavour and, most importantly, fill you...

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Fruit and herb buckwheat salad

Summer salads and sides

Fruit and herb buckwheat salad

An easy fruit and herb buckwheat salad that can easily be made ahead of time,...

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Roasted baby carrot salad with creamy feta dressing

Carrot recipes

Roasted baby carrot salad with creamy feta dressing

Sweet roasted chantenay carrots are drizzled in a tangy, creamy feta dressing in this colourful...

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Marinated Greek salad

Feta cheese recipes

Marinated Greek salad

Bring the flavours of Greece to your midweek table with this olive, feta and tomato...

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Steamed asparagus and egg mimosa salad

Asparagus recipes

Steamed asparagus and egg mimosa salad

Seasonal asparagus, crisp parma ham and soft eggs come together in this simple but elegant...

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Heritage tomato salad

Summer salads and sides

Heritage tomato salad

Ruby red heritage tomatoes are served simply with pickled shallots, quality olive oil and caperberries...

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Sardines with watercress salad

Summer salads and sides

Sardines with watercress salad

We’ve used tinned sardines in this simple salad to keep the cost down, but you...

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