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Traditional Christmas Salads

Traditional Christmas Lunch

It’s hard to believe that another year is coming to an end! With only two weeks left until Christmas, there’s no doubt you are starting to think about what you’ll be serving up on the day for your guests (or hoping to be served for those lucky enough to not be cooking!).

We thought we’d step in and help with a few delicious suggestions for traditional Christmas salads, which are designed to compliment the day as either a refreshing side, or a main dish depending on your style.

CLASSIC POTATO SALAD

Potato Salad

Serves 6

Prep Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • yukon gold potatoes (medium)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 11/2 tbsps fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 3/4 tbsp fresh dill (chopped)
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 celery ribs (peeled and thinly sliced)
  • 1/8 cups salad onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 shallots (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 large eggs (hard-boiled, chopped)

Method at Martha Stewart Online

PEAR AND PARMESAN SALAD

Traditional Christmas Salads

Serves 6

Prep Time 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tbsps shallots (minced)
  • 3 tbsps extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tsps white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1/3 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper (freshly)
  • 9 cups rocket leaves (baby)
  • pears (thinly sliced)
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts (toasted)

Method at MyRecipes

SUMMER RATATOUILLE SALAD

Jamie Oliver Ratatouille

Serves 4-5

Prep Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 romano peppers
  • 1 aubergine, sliced into long strips
  • 400 g baby courgettes with flowers, sliced, flowers left whole
  • Olive oil
  • 90 g tinned tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 400 g tomatoes, ideally a mixture of cherry and heritage, smaller ones halved, larger ones sliced
  • 2 handfuls of mixed herbs, such as basil, chives or parsley, left whole, plus extra chives snipped into 2cm lengths
  • 1 handful of mizuna leaves

Method at Jamie Oliver Online

 

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