We love decent hearty salads that are based around beans, grains and with cooked veg. They are usually more substantial and can be a meal into themselves. They usually walk the line between salad and side dish and, ultimately, they are both the same thing, just served as a main or as a side.
Here is a framework that you can use as your base formula to make sure you get a satisfying mix of greens and toppings while having a good variety of ingredients -
you can make it for 1 person or 100 people
Takes 20 mins
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25% Cooked grains
15% cooked veg - include
15% raw veg
5-10% leafy greens
5% herbs and fruit & nuts
5-10% dressing and toppings
Framework method for the grain, bean cooked veg salads.
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