6 of the best warm salads you should try this spring

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6 of the best warm salads you should try this spring

Warm weather is heading our way, but we’re not quite ready for short sleeves and cold food. To get those faux-spring feels, we’ve rounded up 6 of our favourite warm salads: they’re a nod to the not too distant sunny days ahead, but still comforting and hearty

1. Caesar chicken schnitzel

Is there anything you can’t do with Woolies’ chicken schnitzel? This dish packed with flavour thanks to the Caesar salad dressing: anchovies, caperberries, olives and hard cheese: you simply can’t go wrong.

Caesar schnitzel

Find the recipe for Caesar chicken schnitzel here.

2. Broccoli-and-halloumi salad

This charred broccoli-and-halloumi salad with a warm anchovy vinaigrette is perfect for quick midweek meals.

Find the recipe for broccoli-and-halloumi salad here.

3. Potato salad with preserved lemon crème fraîche

Move over mayonnaise! This potato salad stars a wholegrain mustard vinaigrette with a lemon crème fraîche. Add the flavours while the potatoes are still hot to ensure they absorb them all.

potato-salad-with-preserved-lemon-creme-fraiche

Find the recipe for potato salad with preserved lemon crème fraîche here.

4. Pumpkin-and-spelt salad

This colourful salad will definitely be a crowd-pleaser! Pomegranate rubies and red onions add pops of colour and bursts of flavour.

pumkin and spelt salad

Find the recipe for pumpkin-and-spelt salad here.

5. Tenderstem broccoli, avocado and bacon dressed with warm anchovy butter

Anchovy butter pulls together all the flavours of this warm salad. Bacon, avo and Tenderstem? You can’t go wrong.

Tenderstem broccoli, avocado and bacon dressed with warm anchovy butter recipe

Find the recipe for tenderstem broccoli, avocado and bacon dressed with warm anchovy butter here.

6. Roast chicken salad

Winner, winner, roast chicken dinner! Here, kombucha vinaigrette makes the flavours mingle. Finish off with grapefruit, kale and pistachios.

Roast chicken salad

Find the recipe for roast chicken salad here. 

Chumasande Matiwane Article by: Chumasande Matiwane

TASTE's intern and junior writer was born and raised in Cape Town and is a huge pasta fan. He dreams of one day being an editor or part of the BBC world news team.

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