Beautiful salads are the new black.
Dress up your braai with scrumptious plates of beautiful ingredients that just scream, 'Eat me'.
We've got something for everyone so dive in and try 'em all.
Beetroot and butternut salad with avo - Serve this stunner with a sweet roasted garlic dressing and thick sirloin steaks on the braai.
The ultimate Panzanella salad - A great rustic 'peasant dish' of a salad with crusty croutons, fresh tomato, peppers and a delicious dressing. This would be amazing with a Greek-style braaied lamb recipe.
Fresh tomato, mozzarella and basil salad - This is a classic salad and it looks so beautiful on the table with a drizzle of oilve oil and a crack of black pepper. Pair this with some succulent lamb chops.
Greek salad with marinated feta - Simply perfect with some hot and spicy peri-peri chicken burgers.
Crunchy cabbage salad with nuts - This is a brilliant salad with crispy noodles, nuts and seeds and a sweet and sour dressing. Try this with these chicken and pineapple kebabs on the braai.
Aubergine and broccoli salad with ginger and garlic - A stunning vegetable salad with punchy flavours. Eat this alongside a juicy rump steak and you'll be in heaven.
Pear and almond salad with blue cheese - Sweet pears with peppery watercress and toasted almonds make this salad a must-eat. A huge pile of sweet and sticky pork ribs would go very nicely.
Chickpea, bean and olive salad - A Mediterranean-style salad that's low GI and really delicious. Pop this on the table with some seared tuna steaks on the braai.
Roasted peppers with capers and fresh basil - Bright and gorgeous with a sassy dressing and capers. Put this platter of colour and flavor alongside a whole roasted chicken with pesto under the skin on the braai.
Brown rice salad with aubergines and almonds - This is all you need to serve with some fragrantly spiced and easy to make lamb chop espetadas.
Get together with good friends and family and just enjoy.
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