BBQ Salads – Mexican Rice & Avo, Sweet Potato Salad and Mediterranean Mixed Veg

We’ve had a spell of nice weather lately so that immediately calls for a BBQ. I love making BBQ sides whilst Toby cooks all the meat. I don’t have exact recipes and quantities for these salads but a rough guideline is below. If you don’t like any ingredients simply sub them with something you do like!

Mexican Rice & Avo Salad

Ingredients

  • rice
  • Sweetcorn
  • red kidney beans
  • avocado
  • sour cream
  • chipotle dressing
  • coriander
  • red onion, diced

Method

  1. Mix everything together, using the corainder and chipotale dressing to taste

Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients

  • sweet potato, cooked in cubes
  • mayonnaise (equal part to the crème fraîche or sour cream)
  • crème fraîche or sour cream (equal part to the mayo)
  • spring onions
  • salt & pepper

Method

  1. Mix everything together and try not the eat before the rest is done!

Mediterranean Mixed Vegetable Salad

Ingredients

  • spinach
  • peppers, diced
  • red onion, diced
  • sundried tomatoes
  • bulgur wheat, cooked
  • black olives, diced
  • olive oil
  • basil, chopped

Method

  1. Slowly fry the peppers and red onion together, adding the spinach at the end to cook for a couple of minutes
  2. Mix with the rest of the ingredients, using the basil and olive oil to taste