Packed full of nutrients – definitely the taste of summer!

ingredients (serves 4 – 6)

  • cherry tomatoes – halved
  • ½ cucumber seeded – sliced
  • 2 sticks celery – sliced
  • red/green/orange/yellow peppers – cut into strips
  • red onion – sliced finely
  • black olives
  • 1 pack feta cheese – crumbled
  • bunch fresh mint
  • For the dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or rapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove – minced (optional)
  • sea salt and black pepper

method

  1. Whisk the balsamic vinegar with the mustard, seasoning, garlic, and maple syrup if using
  2. Whisk in the olive oilAdd the cumin seeds to the soup.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning
  4. Place all the salad ingredients in a large bowl
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad ingredients and gently coat to mix well – your hands are best – be careful not to break up the feta cheese too much
  6. Serve in a large bowl or on a platter
  7. Garnish with plenty of freshly chopped mint