Amazing Summer Salad

Amazing Summer Salad

‘Adapted from BBC Good Food’


400g tin black beans drained

2 large handfuls baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped

500g tomatoes, chopped into large chunks

½ cucumber, halved lengthways and sliced on an angle

1 mango, peeled and chopped into chunks

1 large red onion and finely sliced

6-8 radishes, sliced

2 avocados, peeled and sliced

100g feta, crumbled

For the dressing:

large bunch mint

small bunch coriander small bunch basil

1 fat green chilli, deseeded and chopped

1 small garlic clove

100ml extra virgin olive oil or rapeseed oil

2 limes, zested and juiced

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

2 tsp honey


Make the dressing by blending all of the ingredients in a food processor (or very finely chop them), saving a few herb leaves for the salad

You can make the dressing up to 24 hours before serving

Scatter the beans and spinach over a large platter

Arrange the tomatoes, cucumber, mango, onion and radishes on top and gently toss together with your hands

Top the salad with the avocados, feta and herbs, and serve the dressing on the side

Serve with any barbequed food

29 Jun, 2019

2 thoughts on “Amazing Summer Salad

    1. Thank you. Yes, on a beautiful summer’s day, it’s a perfect recipe for sharing.

      This is one recipe I love, easy to make and healthy too.

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