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Green salad

Nothing beats a simple green salad.
Green salad

A big fresh salad is the ideal side to serve with any of your favourite meals, from a simple schnitzel or steak to a rich and flavourful lasagne or pasta bake. Some days you might feel like a big warming salad or a flavourful fresh spring salad.

But when serving with a meal that has a lot of flavour in the dish, nothing beats a simple green salad. This one comes with a tasty soy and ginger-based dressing. Serve it up at your next barbecue.

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1.Make dressing. Place ingredients in screw-top jar; shake well. Stand 15 minutes.
2.Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave asparagus and snow peas separately until just tender, drain. Rinse under cold water, drain. Cut into chunks.
3.Halve cucumber lengthways, discard seeds with teaspoon. Slice cucumber thinly. Cut avocado into small cubes.
4.Place asparagus, snow peas, cucumber and avocado in large bowl with mesclun and dressing, toss gently to combine.

Add some halved cherry tomatoes for colour or small Japanese rice crackers or crispy wasabi peas for a crunch.


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