This quick and easy-to-make salad is a great side that will add a kick to any meal. The peanut and rice vinegar offer a biter taste that is softened by honey. It packs a lot of flavour but also cleanses the palette for the rest of your meal.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4-6 servings
1 tsp coconut oil
4 tbs peanut butter
1 ½ tbs soy
1 tbs water
2 tbs rice vinegar
1 tbs honey
½ tsp cayenne
¼ tsp calypso or hot sauce (I use Matouks Calypso Sauce)
½ to 1 tsp red chillis (to taste)
1 350ml clamshell of baby spinach
¾ cups of red bell pepper (approximately half a pepper)
1 cup od English cucumber (approximately ¼ of a cucumber)
2 tbs crushed walnuts
2 tbs goat cheese crumble
Microwave or heat up coconut oil until liquefied.
Add all other Dressing ingredients and mix. Set aside.
If you find the dressing too thick, add ½ teaspoon of extra water and mix. Repeat until you get the desired consistency.
Slice red pepper length wide to get long slivers, then cut the slivers in half.
Slice and cube cucumber.
Place the red pepper, cucumber, spinach, walnuts and goat cheese in a bowl.
Drizzle the dressing on top, toss and serve. This simple salad is sure to please and impress.