Recipe: Mediterranean salad with green pepper pesto

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  • Recipe: Mediterranean salad with green pepper pesto
  • Recipe: Mediterranean salad with green pepper pesto
  • Recipe: Mediterranean salad with green pepper pesto

This fresh mediterranean salad features our SPAROZA Mediterranean Spice blend in both the salad and the pesto sauce. Perfect for a light meal or entree. 

Salad

INGREDIENTS
4 pommodoro tomatoes, diced
1 green pepper, finely chopped
2 spring onions, finely chopped
2 tbs olive tapenade
salt
½ tsp SPAROZA MEDITERRANEAN BLEND
1 cucumber, cut into semicircles

METHOD
Mix all ingredients except for the cucumber in a large bowl

Green Pepper Pesto

INGREDIENTS
1 green pepper, chopped
150 ml olive oil
1 tbsp vinegar
½ garlic clove
salt
1 tsp SPAROZA MEDITERRANEAN BLEND

METHOD
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Run sauce through a strainer for an extra silky texture.

Plating presentation

Form a circle with the slices of the cucumber (see photo)
Pour a few tablespoons of pesto.
Place a round frame in the middle and use a spoon to fill it with the salad.

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