Salads don’t have to be mostly greens and these three salads certainly are not. They are, however, hearty enough to be served as a main course, with ingredients like walnuts, beans and tuna plus plenty of protein and healthy fats.
Looking for the nutritional benefits of salads, but tired of the same old leafy lettuce and dressing? Switch things up for your next dinner party or even at lunch time by trying one or both of these recipes for salads without greens.
In all its forms, from tender garden-fresh green beans to robust dried kidney beans, the humble bean soaks up flavours while contributing a generous helping of fibre for digestive health and enriching the blood with iron. Beans fill you up but are lo
With its wonderfully contrasting tastes and textures, this salad makes a satisfying main course that is luxurious without containing a lot of saturated fat. It is the perfect recipe for roast turkey leftovers.
For an elegant, flavour-drenched, warm salad, take nutty new potatoes and high-fibre lima beans, drizzle them with a herby vinaigrette, then serve on salad greens. Part of the legume family, lima beans are a good source of both soluble and insoluble
Slices of iron-rich rump steak top a mixture of vitamin-packed vegetables in this healthy spin on the delicious French classic. It's a wonderful alternative to the usual grilling fare that's sure delight family and friends alike.