Salad recipes for picnics

 
Salad recipes for picnics

Get creative! Do away with tired old lettuce, tomato and cucumber and mix up grains and cereals into your salads (wheat, rice, quinoa, couscous and bulgur wheat), add fruit and veg (sliced radishes, diced peaches or apples, cubes of celery, etc), a helping of protein (pieces of chicken or turkey ham), fresh herbs (parsley, mint and basil) and flavored dressings.

Tips


> Store your colorful salads in Tupperware containers (or keep your couscous and quinoa-style salads in big recycled jars).

> If you're making potato or pasta salads, add the dressing while they're still hot so that all the flavor is absorbed.

> With the exception of pasta and potato salads, always keep your salads and dressing separate (in airtight cling-filmed containers and bottles). If you add the dressing hours beforehand, it can alter the taste and appearance of the salad. Add it when serving and everyone can have as much or as little dressing as they like.

Recipes
Ham and fig salad
Chicken and citrus salad
Quinoa tabbouleh salad




  
  

Sarah Horrocks
07/09/2008
Reader ranking:5/5 
Rank this page: 

another free recipe every day
 

More recipes :

    Don't miss...
    How do you get a breast lift without going under the knife?5th episode: Travelling becomes the ideal opportunity to stay in shape... Marie shows you how!
    The ultimate Valentine's Day gift ideas for your man: Give him what he wantsGet an energizing workout with Tamaya!
    Latest… 23/04/2013
    Guides
    Videos
    Calories in fruits
    Growing tomatoes
    Superfoods
    American pancake recipe | how to make American pancakes
    See all guides
    Phil Vickery’s ultimate Christmas Fudge recipe
    See all videos