Easter Salad | Pika Chakula

Easter Salad

2013-03-16

This tasty salad has all our favourite green vegetables.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small broccoli, cut into florets
  • 100g sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 2/3 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1/2 telegraph cucumber, cut into large cubes
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 150g tub mixed salad sprout combo (available at Nakumatt Stores)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 100ml olive oil
  • 3 tbs mixed salad seeds* (such as sunflower, sesame and pepita)
  • 100g feta, crumbled

Method:

Blanch the broccoli in boiling water for 2-3 minutes and the sugar snap peas and fresh or frozen peas for 1-2 minutes. Drain, refresh in cold water and drain again.

Place the blanched vegetables in a bowl with the cucumber, avocado, sprouts, parsley and mint. Whisk the juice and oil in a bowl, then season and toss through the salad with the salad seeds. Top with crumbled feta.

 

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Alun J on Mar 16, 2013

    Aside from Deviled Eggs or Egg Salad – anyone have other suggestions?
    They haven’t been left out.

  2. posted by RxP DarkBox on Mar 16, 2013

    I am going to a friend’s house for Easter. They said I can bring a few sides if I would like, but I have no clue of what to take. They are suppose to be fixing ham and baked beans. I cannot for the life of me think of anything to go with that. Normally I would fix peas/carrots and maybe even deviled-eggs with the ham, but those don’t sound real appetizing with baked beans. Help!

  3. posted by Echo on Mar 16, 2013

    Going to a non-traditional Easter dinner, they are having barbicued ribs, pork, and polish sausage. I was asked to bring a side dish. Anybody have ideas?

  4. posted by Michael C on Mar 16, 2013

    Im having a afternoon easter lunch/dinner. I want it to be easy and serve cold dishes. Spring inspired. Any ideas?

  5. posted by Michael K on Mar 16, 2013

    I’m looking for some suggestions on planning an Easter Picnic

  6. posted by baldy eire on Mar 16, 2013

    Is it time to toss the left over Easter Eggs or can we eat them for a few more days? We never hide the real eggs so we don’t loose any in the house. Makes a fun art project anyway.

  7. posted by louisewoods1984 on Mar 16, 2013

    Are the parties fairly exclusive? I’ve been invited to Passover and Ramadan but never an Easter meal. Are non-Christians excluded to keep it pure?

  8. posted by Duke on Mar 16, 2013

    I am having my family over for easter brunch and I have no idea what to make!

  9. posted by Travoiz on Mar 16, 2013

    On Easter Sunday someone brought over a salad that had mixed greens, red onions, walnuts, strawberries and blueberries in it with some sort of dressing on it. It was delicious and the kids ate two helpings of it.

    I have tried to find a recipe for it and I cannot.

    do you have any recipes which would be similar to that?

  10. posted by callofduty5123412 on Mar 16, 2013

    I got this recipe from another users question and think it sounds pretty good, but I need to know what wine to serve with it. My date preferres a very “wet” (meaning sweet) wine. I am lost like last years Easter eggs on this one. so what wine will suit her and compliment the artichoke hearts and tomatoes and shrimp in the main course?
    she didn’t reguest wine and I am partial to sweet Tea…leaning toward the Chianti

  11. posted by Heath on Mar 16, 2013

    Our family loves having non-traditional meals for the Holidays except for Christmas. We chose potato dishes for Easter. It needs to be enough for 25 people and it can’t be potato salad, scallops, soup or baked potatoes because these dishes have already been chosen. Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!
    All of the recipes sound heavenly! I really appreciate your sharing these with me.

  12. posted by Jonathan on Mar 16, 2013

    We have thought of a lasagna and large meatballs, and maybe an antipasto salad, but what other things could be served without overdoing the Italian theme?

    Also, if you have any recipes to offer with your ideas, please add them! Any ideas would be appreciated.

  13. posted by zigg3ns on Mar 16, 2013

    I am planning on making apple snickers salad for an Easter dinner on my bf side of the family, but we are having breakfast with my family and going to sunrise service, and I don’t know if I have time to make it that day. Because of the apples i am wondering if it will still be good for lunch on Sunday if I make it Sat. night?

  14. posted by Sir fliesalot on Mar 16, 2013

    Excluding the obvious (chocolate eggs).

    im planning a meal for the whole family to come & join for an easter dinner & lunch.
    Thank you
    Im living in the UK- London

  15. posted by lucasg615 on Mar 16, 2013

    The recipe has apples, snickers bars, cream cheese and cool whip. I looked on foodnetwork.com and allrecipes.com and came up empty. Thanks! I want to make it for Sunday. Happy Easter!

  16. posted by fattiemanny on Mar 16, 2013

    I’ve always had hard boiled eggs for all kinds of things…deviled eggs, salad, easter eggs….but what’s with soft boiled?? What do you do with these??

  17. posted by Jenna on Mar 16, 2013

    i am planning an activity for children about what people traditionally eat at easter, and together deciding whether it is healthy or unhealthy. only i don’t really know what people eat at easter :L any answers are much appreciated thanks :)

  18. posted by Willie on Mar 16, 2013

    I would like to make something unique and really good to bring to my parents for easter. They are making the main course so this would be a side dish or a pre – meal snack. any suggestions? recipes appreciated!

  19. posted by jdubdoubleu7704 on Mar 16, 2013

    Include the recipe if you would. I’m in the mood to cook and seeing as how easter is approaching seems like a good fit.

  20. posted by Marlon P on Mar 17, 2013

    What are some of the dishes that your family makes for easter that are special to you and your family. We are trying to mix it up a little this year. Thank you.

  21. posted by Matthew on Mar 18, 2013

    I’m going to have a few dozen hard-boiled eggs to use – what are some good recipes for deviled-eggs or potato/macaroni salad with hard boiled eggs in them? I’m not a great cook, so does anyone have any simple recipes?

  22. posted by Hayden on Mar 26, 2013

    I’m going over my moms house and we are cooking baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, collard greens, dressing, and a nice garden salad. For dessert we are having rum cake.

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