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Summer Salad

This Summer Salad Recipe celebrates the very best of season fruit and vegetables. Easy to make and works well as a lunch or even a picnic with friends. All you need is the weather! The spicy dressing really brings this dish together for a memorable hot August night. It is low calorie too! The interesting thing with this Summer Salad Recipe is that you can flex-up the ingredients that you have in the fruit bowl. Every one is a winner.

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Summer Salad

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By Marc Spendlove-Kruger Serves: 2
Prep Time: 30 Minutes

A real winner for all the family


  • For The Salad Dressing
  • 30mls Olive Oil
  • 1 green or red chilli
  • 4 sprigs of coriander finely chopped
  • For the Salad
  • 450 gas watermelon
  • 1 Mandarin Orange or Tangerine
  • 80g baby pea shoots
  • ½ mango, peeled and cut into blocks
  • 100gm Feta cheese
  • 100gm Pomegranate jewels
  • 15gms roasted coconut shavings
  • coarse salt for seasoning
  • Black pepper for seasoning



Salad Dressing


In a bowl, add the olive oil, chilli and coriander.


Mix and set aside


For the Salad


Cut the watermelon into triangle shapes and remove the pips


Keep a whole round slice of watermelon aside to serve the salad on


Remove the skin from the mandarin orange or tangerine and cut the segments into smaller pieces


Place the watermelon slice in the middle of the plate


Place a few baby pea shoots on top of the watermelon slice


Decorate the pea shoots with layers, starting with the watermelon


Repeat with the mango, Manderin orange, feta, pomegranate jewels and lastly a few more peas shoots


Sprinkle salad with the dressing and a few coconut shavings


Sprinkle with freshly ground pepper and coarse salt




If you can't get hold of pea shoots works equally well with rocket, watercress or baby salad leaves

Wine Matching

Hot Summers luncheon – well it has to be Sacchetto Prosecco. This is pure, unadulterated classic no-nonsense Prosecco. There’s a slice of pear, chunk of apple and spot of peach all working together in perfect fruity harmony, combined with small delicate bubbles and a wonderfully long, creamy finish. Available from Naked Wines

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