Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

It’s that time of year again when all I seem to be obsessing about is getting fresh and healthy food into my body, getting it bikini ready. Guys, my struggle is so real. I don’t even own a decent bikini top and even thinking about uncovering this dull, wobbly figure has my heart racing by the minute.

Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Luckily, I don’t see us having any tropical island getaways any time soon. So I think I’m safe for now…

That shouldn’t be your only motivation to eat healthy though. This Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette is simply the easiest salad to serve at a braai or with your favourite roast meats. It doesn’t take a genius to put this one together folks, get the kids involved in the kitchen to help with the chopping.

Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

It consists of fresh baby spinach, chopped celery and tomato – properly seasoned with salt and black pepper and served with a tangy basil vinaigrette. And it looks kinda pretty too…

Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

You can really own this salad by adding your own ingredients on the day like olives, buffalo mozzarella or marinated mushrooms.

Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

It’s quite versatile, I think. Here is some other awesome salad ideas for your braai, like this Biltong and Caprese Salad or Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad. If you feel like being more fancy you could always go for this Fig, Parma Ham and Buffalo Mozzarella Salad instead. Have a good week!

Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

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Celery, Tomato and Spinach Chopped Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
A fresh chopped salad, made with tomato and celery with loads of salt and black pepper on a bed of spinach served with basil vinaigrette.
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Course side salad
Prep Time 10 min
Servings
as a side
Ingredients
Course side salad
Prep Time 10 min
Servings
as a side
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Arrange the spinach on a salad platter.
  2. Mix the chopped tomato and celery in a mixing bowl and add seasoning.
  3. Arrange the chopped ingredients on the spinach.
  4. In a small mixing bowl whisk the oil, vinegar and basil pesto until incorporated.
  5. Add a squeeze of lemon to the salad and serve with vinaigrette.
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