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4 easy and unsual summer salads

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Yes, it's time to get outdoors, eat good food with great friends! It’s the best time of year for seasonal sweet and sour dishes with fresh fruit and vegetables … Here’s a selection of recipes for summer salads, take them in your lunchbox to work or enjoy them relaxing on your holidays! Try out these super unusual recipes, 4 easy summer salads with Terre Exotique’s special hint of spice:

Tasty tomato salad

Photo: Terre Exotique
Ingredients: Method:
  1. Wash the tomatoes and chop into medium sized pieces.
  2. For the vinaigrette: mix the balsamic vinegar with 3 tablespoons of olive oil and add a pinch of salt and pepper. Fleur de sel and pepper from Terre Exotique’s wide selection.
  3. Grind the cashew nuts and the seeds for salad.
  4. Mix the tomatoes and the vinaigrette and chill.
  5. Decorate with the seeds just before serving. Enjoy!
Our tasty tip: We tried this excellent salad with the Red Kampot pepper, its fruity and floral notes give a deliciously fresh taste.

Sardine and potato salad

Photo : Edélices Épicerie Fine
Ingredients: Method:
  1. Wash the potatoes and chop into small pieces. Put the butter and the olive oil in a frying pan and leave the potatoes to cook for about 20 minutes, until they are tender and golden brown. Season with a few pinches of Viking salt.
  2. For the vinaigrette: mix the mustard, cider vinegar, olive oil and a few pinches of Viking salt.
  3. Mix the potatoes with the sardines, the watercress, apple, chives and serve.

King prawn and avocado salad

Photo : @laetitia_bvt
  • 250g peeled and cooked King prawns
  • ½ bunch of salad leaves (rocket or other)
  • 3 teaspoons ground Timur berry
  • 1 avocado sliced thinly
  • 100g sundried tomatoes in olive oil
  • 1 drizzle extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper from Terre Exotique’s wide selection
  1. If you buy frozen King prawns, you’ll need to boil them to make sure they’re properly cooked. Leave to cool.
  2. Wash the salad and slice the avocado.
  3. Mix all the other ingredients.
  4. For the vinaigrette, just before serving, add a citrus hint to your dressing with lemon flavoured olive oil perfect with the grapefruit freshness of Timur berry. The perfect match!
  5. Grind the Timur berry just before serving so it fully releases its amazing aromas to enhance your salad.
  6. Enjoy! Tell us what you think.

Pear and blue cheese salad

Photo : @nat_and_cake
  • ½ bunch raw fennel
  • 1 avocado thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons golden sesame seeds
  • 150g blue cheese (roquefort or goat’s cheese)
  • 1 pear peeled and thinly sliced
  • A sprinkle of pine nuts or seeds for salad
  1. Wash and prepare the fennel (to remove its slightly bitter taste). Then slice the fennel thinly.
  2. Do the same with the pear and the avocado; the thinner the slices, the more delicate the final result will be!
  3. Mix all the remaining ingredients together.
  4. Decorate with golden sesame seeds and seeds for salad just before serving.
  5. You can also make one of the vinaigrettes prepared above.

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