Salad Sides for the Christmas Table

So these are just some of my salads that will certainly be featuring at my Christmas lunch. Roasted pumpkin, Fetta and Roasted Chickpea salad & Prawn, Mango & Macadamia salad. With humid & hot Brisbane weather….it is cold buffet for us. And best of all, house is cool, salads are prepped in fridge waiting & happy days….bring on the prawns.

Festive Green Salad

1 Green Oak Lettuce or 2 baby cos lettuce

½ salad onion, sliced

1 small lebanese cucumber, sliced

1 mango, sliced into segments or cubes

Zest of one lime

1 avocado, sliced

¼ cup chopped macadamias

½ packet snow pea sprouts

12 King Prawns, shelled and deveined


½ clove garlic, crushed

2 tbsp macadamia nut oil or olive oil

1 tbsp white wine vinegar

1 tbsp lemon or lime juice

freshly ground pepper, to taste

  • Rinse and arrange lettuce leaves on a salad platter or wide salad bowl.
  • Zest a lime and sprinkle on top of the mango slices.
  • Arrange salad onion, lebanese cucumber, orange, avocado, chopped macadamias and snow pea sprouts.
  • Combine crushed garlic, macadamia nut oil, white wine vinegar, 1 tbsp lemon juice and freshly ground pepper.

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