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Roasted Leek, Goat’s Cheese & Avocado Salad

Roasted Leek, Goat’s Cheese & Avocado Salad

By: Lee Holmes

This is such a beautiful dish to have in autumn. The leeks and onions become caramelised and sweeten up in the oven, adding a gorgeous depth to the salad.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • 5 medium trimmed leeks, washed and sliced 3cm thick
  • 2 brown onions, sliced into quarters
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups kale, washed & roughly chopped
  • 2 avocados, peeled & diced
  • 2/3 cup goat’s cheese
  • 1 cup plain Greek yoghurt
  • 1 cup tightly packed fresh coriander, parsley, dill, basil & mint
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ tsp Celtic sea salt
  • Black pepper, to taste

Method


  • Combine all salad dressing ingredients in a food processor and blitz until smooth.
  • Preheat the oven to 190°C. In a bowl, mix the leeks and onions with 3 tbsp olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place leeks and onions on a lined baking tray and roast for 25-30 mins or until softened, turning once or twice.
  • Place kale into a large bowl and add avocado. Pour the dressing over the leeks and pile on top.
  • Scatter goat’s cheese over and serve.

  

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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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