A quick and easy salad, that can be made in advance and easy to travel. So you can enjoy anytime and anywhere.
Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K as well as being a source of magnesium, calcium and phosphorus. Nutrients, that are great for bone health.
This is a quick and easy salad, full of nutrients, and protein. A salad that can be made in advance and easy to travel so that you can enjoy anytime and anywhere.
This recipe was made during that TTI family health show and also during Cefen Lea by Alvin and Louise Mcqueen, scroll to the bottom of the page to find out more about them
Mediterranean Salad Jar
20mins Serves 1-2 easy - child friendly
8 vine or cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup spinach
1/2 cup chickpeas (or beans of your choice)
1/4 cup olives
1/4 cup cucumber
2 leaves basil
2 Tsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp olive oil
Cayenne Pepper (add to taste)
To start off you want to make sure you've washed your hands, and have got a clean surface ready to chop up your salad
Next thoroughly wash your salad ingredients
Then chop up all of your salad ingredients, you can leave your tomatoes and olives whole, if you would like, or chop them up to your ideal size and set aside
Afterwards, make sure to drain and wash your chickpeas (optional- you can roast your chickpeas in the oven or lightly fry them in a pan/ air fryer if you would like them cooked, and more tender)
Pour your lemon juice, olive oil and some cayenne pepper into a bowl and mix together
Now time to assemble, layer all of your individual ingredients into the jar and pour some of the dressing as each layer goes in.
Finally put the lid on and set aside in the fridge, or grab a folk and get straight in there.
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This recipe was made by Louise
and Alvin, you can find their cooking
school and other service they have
to offer at