Cranberry and Goats Cheese Salad

735 calories    £2.39     25 minutes

As we turn from Winter to Spring our wardrobes change from hat, scarves and coats to leather jackets and jeans. Which means our food changes too, our fridges get filled up with salad leaves and fruit juices. So, this salad is the perfect recipe to go from Winter to Spring. Serves 1

All you need is

2 small potatoes, cubed

Handful lettuce, shredded

1 red onion, diced

1/2 red pepper, chopped

1 carrot, grated

20g goats cheese, chopped

Handful dried cranberries

1 chicken breast, seasoned with salt, pepper and mixed herbs

To make it just

Fry the chicken breast in a little oil in a pan over a medium heat, flipping over every few minutes to avoid it being over cooked on either side.

In a microwaveable bowl place the potatoes and cover with water and allow to cook in the microwave for 3 minutes, stirring halfway through.

On a plate, place the lettuce shredded as a base for the salad, then top with the chopped red pepper and red onion and cover with the grated carrot.

Afterwards chop the goat’s cheese and cover the with that and the cranberries.

Drain the potatoes and place on top of the salad, then get the chicken and chop into slices and place over the top.

Cover with a light vinaigrette if you wish.

The results are in 

This salad was perfect it didn’t take too long to prepare it was super filling which is ideal as it meant it could work as a dinner not just lunch.

The ingredients requires are slightly high in price however I do feel like it was worth every penny.

Overall, I feel like this was the perfect transitioning dish from winter to spring and bonus it’s super healthy.

Where to buy

Asda Tesco Sainsburys
Potatoes £1.00 £1.00 £1.00
Balsamic dressing £0.77 £0.70 £0.75
Lettuce £0.44 £0.45 £0.60
Red onion £0.75 £0.16 £1.00
Red pepper £0.50 £0.60 £0.60
Carrot £0.47 £0.06 £0.60
Goats cheese £1.00 £1.50 £1.50
Dried cranberries £1.00 £1.50 £0.50
Chicken breast £3.33 £3.82 £3.00
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