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Eating veggie » Recipes » Mixed Veg and Bread Salad

mixed veg and bread salad

Prep time 15 mins, cook time 10 mins

Serves 4


Preparation Notes

* if using the feta cheese, soak it in the dressing before adding to the salad


For the salad

  • 1 iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 75g walnuts, halved
  • 4 tomatoes, quartered
  • ¼ cucumber, cubed
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 10 capers
  • 2 fresh peaches, quartered
  • 225g new potatoes, quartered
  • 30g black olives, pitted and halved
  • 1 tbsp fresh finely chopped parsley,
  • 75g vegetarian feta cheese diced (omit for vegans)

For the dressing

  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp whole grain mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

For the croutons

  • 1 clove garlic, peeled but left whole
  • 2 slices thin bread, toasted
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh finely chopped mint


  1. Mix all the dressing ingredients together. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4.
  2. Rub the peeled garlic over the surface of the bread, mix the olive oil and chopped mint together then brush over the surface of the bread.
  3. Place on a baking tray and bake for 5 minutes. Remove crusts and cut into small croutons.
  4. Mix all the salad ingredients together in a large bowl and toss with the dressing.
  5. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with the croutons. Serve at once.

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