Daily Archives: June 1, 2009

Food Monday ~ More Salads

We are enjoying some very warm spell in Ireland, something we have waited a very long time for, so today again I have a couple of salads for you.

Russian Salad

4ozs cooked new potatoes
4ozs cooked carrots
4ozs cooked French beans
2ozs cooked peas
1 onion diced
3x15ml spoon mayonnaise
2x15ml spoon natural yoghurt
½ x2.5ml spoon paprika
I small lettuce shredded

Dice potatoes, carrots & French beans add peas and onions

Stir together the mayonnaise, yoghurt and paprika and spoon over the vegetables.Gently turn them in the dressing until evenly coated.Line the serving dish with lettuce and spoon the salad on top.Garnish with lemon wedges.

Greek Country Salad

100g Feta Cheese crumbled
1 large onion sliced
8 large Tomatoes thickly sliced
50g Black Olives


2 cloves Garlic crushed
1x5ml spoon chopped Oregano
1×5 ml spoon Coriander seeds crushed
4×15 ml spoon Olive Oil
Salt & Black Pepper

Mix together the cheese, tomatoes, onion and olives in a serving bowl.Mix the garlic, oregano, coriander and olive oil and season with salt & pepper.Just before serving, pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.Garnish, if liked, with chopped parsley.