Jump to content

Salad with feta
to take to bbq


  • Please log in to reply
16 replies to this topic

#1 Mamabug

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:39 PM

Anyone got an easy recipe for a salad with feta???

#2 Ireckon

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:42 PM

Cubed feta, cubed beetroot (add a the last inute) baby spinach and a bit of balsamic vinegar. If you are wanting more than that, roast some sweet potato cubes and add as well. And pine nuts.

#3 ubermum

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:50 PM

Mixed salad leaves, cubed tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumber rings, kalamata olives, feta, dressed with a vinaigrette

#4 AprilEthereal

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:50 PM

Greek salad.

#5 *LucyE*

Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:50 PM

What about a Greek salad?

It's a bit more interesting than the usual garden salad but minimal prep or exotic ingredients.

I'd bulk something like this up with some lettuce
http://greek.food.com/recipe/horiatiki-gre...rs-salad-134466

ETA  LOL at the last few PPs.  Consensus is a greek-ish salad biggrin.gif

Edited by *LucyE*, 14 November 2012 - 01:51 PM.


#6 Airene

Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:53 AM

I've recently tried grilled eggplant salad with tomatoes and feta cheese, and it was very good.

You can also opt for a Mediterranean salad. Throw together mixed salad greens, plum tomatoes, kalamata olives, avocado, feta cheese, chickpeas and red onion slices. Dress with vinaigrette.


#7 WibbleWobble

Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:02 AM

Watermelon and feta salad.


100 g frozen raspberries, thawed    

1 tbs vinegar, apple cider    

1 tbs olive oil    

1200 g watermelon, peeled, cut into 3cm pieces    

75 g black olives, drained, pitted    

70 g reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled or diced      

1/3 cup(s) fresh mint    
  
1/3 cup(s) celery sticks, leaves    


Instructions
To make the raspberry vinaigrette, puree raspberries and vinegar in a small food processor until smooth. Add oil and pulse until combined then season to taste with salt and pepper.


Place the chopped watermelon on a large serving platter and scatter with remaining ingredients. Drizzle with vinaigrette and serve immediately.



#8 greypink

Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:12 AM

Beetroot and lentil salad this is a favourite in our house, recipe says to have it warm but we've eaten it cold and it's fine

#9 Catolyn

Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:12 AM

Mixed rocket/spinach
Perino tomatoes (you can get these from Coles - they're like mini romas but taste even better). Cut them in half lengthways
Sliced cucumber
Greek feta (dodoni is the  best one)
Creamy garlic/yoghurt style dressing
Wholemeal wrap

it's incredibly easy and soooo delicious. If you want to add some protein/spice, marinate some diced chicken in portugese-style sauce, cook, and add that. One of my favourite meals, I never get tired of it.

#10 Academic

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:41 PM

One of my super-simple favourites:

Baby spinach
Avocado (big chunks)
Fetta
Toasted pecans or walnuts

With a dressing of olive oil and lemon juice, slightly warmed.

Soooo delicious!

#11 Rach21

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:50 PM

Roast some cubed pumpkin and red onion drizzled with honey and balsamic vinegar in the oven.

Baby spinach, halved cherry tomatoes, diced avocado, feta, cucumber.

Add in the roasted veg when slightly cooled.

Yummy!

Edited by Rach21, 16 November 2012 - 12:50 PM.


#12 sarkazm76

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:55 PM

Caramelised diced pumpkin, mesculin lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta cheese, capsicum and almonds (chopped), balsamic italian dressing.

They sell it at Hogs Breath and it's to die for biggrin.gif


#13 Sambambino

Posted 16 November 2012 - 01:01 PM

Top and tail some green beans - blanch so still cruchy
Trim ends off some asparagus - blanch so still crunchy
Cherry tomatoes halved
Cut some potato and pumpkin into 2cmish cubes - toss in oli and roast for 20 mins
For extra 'yum' add pine nuts.
Mix the above with a bag of spinach leaves and the cubed fetta.

Delish!!

OR

Cous Cous - prepare as per packet
Avocado cut in chunks
Cherry tomatoes halved
Fetta
Spinach leaves
Can of drained chick peas soaked in some boiling water to slightly soften
Mix and eat!





#14 Ice Queen

Posted 16 November 2012 - 01:06 PM

QUOTE (Academic @ 16/11/2012, 11:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
One of my super-simple favourites:

Baby spinach
Avocado (big chunks)
Fetta
Toasted pecans or walnuts

With a dressing of olive oil and lemon juice, slightly warmed.

Soooo delicious!


This but wth dried cranberries!  Almonds are good instead of walnuts.  You add some honey to the dressing.  Soooooo good.  My SIL makes it all the time whenever she has to bring a salad and it always makes a statement.

#15 Bel Rowley

Posted 16 November 2012 - 01:12 PM

I made the salad on this link with marinated feta and it was delicious.
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/cuisine/sp...1105-28svx.html

#16 Fairey

Posted 16 November 2012 - 01:14 PM

Roast pumpkin, fried bacon, baby spinach, feta cheese and some grilled capsicum

Yummo!

Edited by Fairey, 16 November 2012 - 02:38 PM.


#17 3littlegents

Posted 18 November 2012 - 02:24 PM

QUOTE (greypink @ 16/11/2012, 12:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Beetroot and lentil salad this is a favourite in our house, recipe says to have it warm but we've eaten it cold and it's fine

Lentil and beetroot is my fave too. I like it cold.
Rocket, feta, roasted cubed pumpkin or sweet potato, roasted pine nuts and balsamic drizzle is amazing too.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 
  • Essential-Kids_Snow-Queen-Promotion-tile

    Win a Fairytale experience

    To celebrate the DVD release of The Snow Queen, we are offering one lucky child and their guardian the chance to experience what it would be like to live in an enchanted fairytale.

  • ebk-canonD30-thumb

    Win 1 of 5 Canon Powershot D30 cameras

    Capture life more easily with the Canon Powershot D30. Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, you can take it almost anywhere and shoot beautiful images, time after time. Enter now!

  • The Boxtrolls is due for release September 18.

    Movie review: The Boxtrolls

    Alan Snow?s bestselling novel, Here Be Monsters, offered the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman the perfect tale for their latest stop-motion animation film about a family of box-dwelling trolls who live under the streets of Cheesebridge.

  • Lah-Lah's Adventures airs on the Cbeebies channel on Foxtel and Austar.

    'Lah-Lah's Adventures' a musical treat for young and old

    Sydney-siders with tiny tots have been loyal followers of the Lah-Lah band for many years but the boisterous children?s music group from the inner-west continue to grow their following with their own television series.

  • quotes-320

    Wise words from kids movies

    The movies we watched as kids had a lot more to offer than just entertainment. Here's ten wise quotes from kids movies.

  • yoda

    31 iconic family films from the 1980s

    If you grew up in the 1980s there will be a number of films that are close to your heart. Here are 31 of the most iconic for you to watch with your own kids.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.