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Easy Green Salad with Avocado and Hummus Recipe

Easy Green Salad with Avocado and Hummus

Credit: Adam Guthrie

If you do a little food preparation on a Sunday, your work lunches will be a breeze to put together and give you the energy to do your best. Enjoy this Easy Green Salad with Avocado and Hummus recipe.

Serves: 2



  • 1 sweet potato, chopped into bite-sized cubes & roasted
  • 1 cup hummus (recipe below)
  • 4 handfuls green salad leaves
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, chopped
  • ½ ripe avocado, sliced
  • ½ cup sliced red cabbage, sliced
  • Handful fresh parsley, chopped into sprigs
  • 2 tsp sambal oelek (optional)
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • Hummus
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Place sweet potato cubes on greaseproof paper-lined baking tray. Bake for 20–30 mins until cooked through and edges have evenly started to brown. Remove from tray when cooled and place in airtight container in fridge until required.
  3. To make hummus, add all ingredients except water to food processor/blender. Puree and slowly add 2 cups of water. Process until smooth. Add more salt if required.
  4. Place greens in container, add cabbage, add some sweet potato cubes, add spoonfuls of hummus around salad leaves. Add sprigs of parsley. Add some sambal oelek or favourite chutney to salad. Add salt and pepper if desired.


Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.