making a 5 leaf lunch

September 25, 2009 at 6:52 am 2 comments

dinner - 5 leaf saladI’ve been eating a lot of salad in the last week or two.  Perhaps it’s the sunshine.  I suspect it’s the runner bean chutney I keep using as a dressing mixed with a blob of mayonaise.  Yes that’s it, no wonder I’m half way through my third jar of chutney already.  So much for stocking up for the Autumn!  Mikey’s not impressed with my lack of will power.Runner bean chutney jars + Mikey

Did you guess what the 5 leaves were in my salad?  It’s a little tricky to see past all the iceberg lettuce and dressing but there’s a scattering of spinach, beetroot tops, celery tops and rocket in there as well

allotment ingredients: rocket, spinach, beetroot tops, grated beetroot, tomato (from Dave), runner bean chutney

shop bought ingredients: iceberg lettuce, celery tops, cucumber, sunflower seeds, egg, mayo

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Darla  |  September 25, 2009 at 11:34 am

    I love salad too! Bilbo is here, come by and see!

  • 2. mangocheeks  |  September 25, 2009 at 12:27 pm

    That’s such a funny post. Mikey certainly does look bemused.


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