Vegetable bites with tomato and basil salad

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Recipe from: 23 October 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 1
    tub ready-made spinach, feta and potato bites (or any other ready-made balls like falafel, or if you
  • SALAD:
  • 1
    punnet mixed baby tomatoes, left whole or halved
  • 1
    cucumber, peeled or cut into julienne strips
  • 2
    spring onions, cut into julienne strips
  • handful
    of black olives, pitted
  • one round of feta cheese
  • handful
    of fresh basil, to garnish
  • DRESSING:
  • 30
    ml
    balsamic or cider vinegar
  • 125
    ml
    olive oil
  • pinch of sugar
  • 1
    small clove of garlic, crushed
  • 20
    ml
    finely shredded fresh basil
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Dressing:
Mix the ingredients together. Add a little salt and freshly ground black pepper. Pour over the salad just before serving or serve on the side.

To Serve:

Warm up the ready-made bites according to the instructions on the packaging. Put them onto a platter along with the salad ingredients or serve as individual portions with the salad. Garnish with fresh basil.

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Basil wilts quickly, but will perk up when left in cool water for about 30 minutes. Then blot the leaves dry and store them at room temperature in a tightly sealed bag. If basil is stored in the refrigerator, it turns black.
 

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