Hello summer: 6 fruity salads to welcome the warmer weather

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Hello summer: 6 fruity salads to welcome the warmer weather

Strawberries, apples, peaches and pears don’t have to be eaten on their own. (Even though they’re delicious that way, too.) Add them to your next salad for an even sweeter deal.

It’s time to take advantage of the season’s freshest produce, and we’ve got six recipes for you to make the most of them.

MELON BALL SALAD

Watermelon and sweet melon lovers, this is for you! We give you one good (and delicious) reason to use your melon baller! Because presentation is everything.

Get the recipe here.

MINT-AND APPLE-DRESSED GARDEN LETTUCE BOWLS


Say yes to the dress(ing) – a simple bowl of fresh lettuce leaves can be transformed into a fresh and flavourful dish, especially when you use the salad dressing in this recipe.

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GRILLED HALLOUMI, SWEET STRAWBERRY AND TOMATO SALAD


The salty halloumi, acidic tomatoes and sweet-tart strawberries are the season’s flavour match. Don’t believe us? See for yourself!

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CHOP-CHOP SALAD WITH PAPAYA SEED DRESSING

Create less waste with this recipe. If you’re not composting your veggie peels, you might as well eat them. This recipe uses fried potato skins and a quick home-made salad dressing featuring papaya seeds.

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HONEYBUSH-POACHED PEAR-AND-BILTONG SALAD


Poached pears in white wine and honeybush tea, served with baby spinach, walnuts, microgreens and a generous sprinkling of Gorgonzola. This is sure to wow your guests at your next dinner do.

Get the recipe here.

TUMBLED TOMATO-AND-PEACH SALAD


Roughly chopped dessert peaches and Flavourburst white-flesh nectarines artfully scattered on a platter, topped with torn mozzarella, fennel ribbons, chilli, microgreens and a splash of verjuice makes for an easy and festive salad.

Get the recipe here.

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Melissa Scheepers Article by: Melissa Scheepers

Woolworths TASTE’s online content producer has faced constant temptation since joining the team last year. When she’s not thinking about her next meal (it’s usually a variation of a cheese toastie), she’s researching the best cooking methods for her next article.

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