16 Tasty and Not Scary Green Vegetable Recipes
It’s time to get over your childhood fears of all things green and edible. To help you overcome your green phobia and get your five a day, we have rounded up 16 of our tastiest green vegetable recipes.
Green Vegetable Recipes that we love
Asparagus, Pea & Goats Cheese Tart
An easy to make tart to feed a crowd. This tart is herb encrusted and drizzled with a herby dressing.
Veggie & Ricotta Quiche
We’re a little obsessed with flavoured crusts, this one is made with parmesan and olive oil, which are like the backup singers to the veggie and ricotta filling.
Chargrilled Asparagus in Lemon Caper & Pistachio Butter
To eat green is to eat seasonally. For a mouthful of spring asparagus is a sure win.
Chargrilled Asparagus & Avo Salad With Prawns
Asparagus is already a lush veg, we’ve upped the game in this salad with the addition of croissant croutons, prawns and a caramelised onion yoghurt dressing.
In need of a wow factor side dish, you’ve found it. Added bonus, it takes less than 30 minutes to make, giving you plenty of chill time
Baby Asian Salad
The soy, lime and ginger dressing gives this salad an umami punch, perfect pairing for a fish dish.
Green Apple, Parmesan & Date Salad
This crisp, crunchy salad with the date and maple syrup dressing will have you singing!
Preserved Purple Fig, Gorgonzola & Candied Walnut Salad
So often we use leaves as the ‘base’ of the salad, in this recipe we let all the flavours of the leaves shine bright topping with a few bear minimums.
Edamame, Avo & Noodle Salad
You need to get your hands on edamame beans to try this recipe, the cherry on top is the ginger, soy and chilli dressing.
Once you pop you can’t stop especially with a drizzle of this ponzu dressing. Since they so healthy you’ll be forgiven for cleaning out the bowl.
Move over cauliflower, this green shrub is just as versatile, carb friendly and healthy
Roasted Broccoli With Sesame Oil
Easy to make and even easier to eat.
Crunchy Summer Salad
Make use of the edible plants in your backyard with this salad. It’s a bouquet of goodness.
Abalimi Bezekhaya Salad
Challenge yourself by making a salad harvested from your veggie patch as done here. It’ll really flex those creative muscles
MINT, LEMON & OLIVE OIL MARINATED ZUCCHINI SALAD
This salad is so easy to put together and is full of healthy goodness from green vegetables, seeds and extra virgin olive oil.
VEGAN ASPARAGUS, BROCCOLI AND FINE BEAN SALAD
A fresh green vegetable salad with a sunflower seed dressing, perfect for any braai, lunch or festive season.
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