Salad starters (164)

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    18 reviews

    An easy salad that will impress dinner guests. It is also versatile - summer berries are a nice alternative.


    3 reviews

    Cucumber sunomono is a tasty Japanese cucumber salad made with just a few easy to find ingredients. Serve this as a Japanese starter, or as a salad or side dish to pair with any meal. Nice for a summer BBQ!

    Recipe by: Jackie

    95 reviews

    This is a chopped salad with lots of tomatoes, onions, cucumbers and green peppers. Fresh parsley, basil and garlic are added before chilling to allow the flavours to blend.

    Recipe by: KAREN614

    231 reviews

    A Japanese recipe for cucumbers marinated in vinegar, sugar, salt and ginger. So simple but so delicious!

    Recipe by: CHRISTYJ

    46 reviews

    This colourful salad is packed with nutrients. Thick wedges of cooked beetroot, thinly sliced apples and orange sections are dressed with a delicious vinaigrette and spooned onto a bed of shredded beetroot greens.

    Recipe by: Barrett

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