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End of Summer Salad with Feta & Blueberries

This is another great salad, very quick and easy to prepare. It makes a light and refreshing lunch, but also would be perfect for (end of) summer parties and picnics. Fresh sweet blueberries pair here beautifully with salty and tangy taste of creamy feta. We topped it with roasted pumpkin seeds and added cucumber, red pepper and apple, which give a wonderful combination of crunchy textures.

End of Summer Salad with Feta & Blueberries

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Ingredients

  • 2 handfuls arugula (rocket)
  • 1/4 cucumber (approx. 90g), sliced
  • 1/4 red pepper (approx 90g), sliced
  • 1/4 big apple or 1/2 small, sliced
  • 1 handful seed sprouts (Optional - we used radish sprouts)
  • 1 big handful of blueberries (approx. 60g)
  • 25g feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds, roasted
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • black pepper, freshly ground

Instructions

1

In your lunch box layer arugula, cucumber, red pepper and apple.

2

Squeeze some lemon juice on slices of apple.

3

Add sprouts, feta, blueberries and topped with pumpkin seeds. ( To save time roast the pumpkin seeds a night or few days before and keep them in the fridge in a jar).

4

Drizzle salad with olive oil and add some freshly ground pepper to taste.

Notes

VEGAN OPTION - replace feta with chickpeas (75g) or 1/2 avocado. VARIATIONS - swap feta for goat’s cheese / swap pumpkin seeds for walnuts.


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