Workable's Top 5 - Healthy Recipes

This week we're celebrating health with these 5 must-try recipes! 

EASY GREEK SALAD

The key to an authentic Greek salad is the bold flavour from fresh ingredients.
 
Ingredients
Serves 4
  • 1 Punnett of grape or cherry tomatoes, halved 
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced into half moons 
  • 125g halved kalamata olives 
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 100g crumbled feta
For the dressing
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar 
  • Juice of ½ a lemon 
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano 
  • Kosher salt 
  • Freshly ground black pepper 
  • 60ml extra virgin olive oil 
     
Are you ready? Let’s get cooking!
  1. In a large bowl, stir together tomatoes, cucumber, olives, and red onion
  2. Gently fold in the feta
  3. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, lemon juice and oregano
  4. Season with salt, pepper and olive oil. 
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad
 

PERFECT CAPRESE SALAD

Light to taste and easy to prepare, the key to making this salad is using the highest quality ingredients you can find.
 
Ingredients
Serves 6
  • 275g fresh mozzarella 
  • 675g assorted heirloom tomatoes 
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 small bunch basil, leaves removed 
  • 6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 
  • Salt, to taste 
 
Are you ready? Let’s get cooking!
  1. With a sharp knife, cut the mozzarella into 1.5cm thick slices, and transfer the pieces to a serving platter
  2. Cut the tomatoes into varying shapes and sizes and pile them decoratively over the mozzarella 
  3. Whisk the vinegar, a pinch of salt and the extra virgin olive oil together in a small bowl
  4. Tear the basil leaves over the salad
  5. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad, sprinkle with salt, to taste and serve
  6. Buon appetito! 
     

WATERMELON FETA SALAD

A perfect and easy summer side. We love it! 
 
Ingredients
  • 60ml extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar 
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt 
  • 1 whole seedless watermelon – cubed 
  • 125g medium cucumber, chopped 
  • 125g crumbled feta (you can use fresh mozzarella or goats’ cheese too) 
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced 
  • 60g coarsely chopped mint 
  • Flaky sea salt, for garnish (optional) 
     
Are you ready? Let’s get cooking!
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, and salt
  2. In a large serving bowl, combine the watermelon, cucumber, feta, red onion, and mint
  3. Pour over the dressing, tossing to combine
  4. Garnish with more mint and flaky sea salt  
  5. Enjoy! 


GRILLED SALMON FILLETS

Easy and perfect, every time. 

Ingredients
Serves 2
  • 1 lemon (juiced) 
  • 60ml grapeseed oil 
  • 2 large salmon fillets
  • 2 tsp. sea salt 
  • ½ tsp. coarse ground black pepper 
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder 
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill (plus additional for garnish) 
     
Are you ready? Let’s get cooking!
  1. Preheat the grill pan to a medium heat
  2. Combine the lemon juice and grapeseed oil together in a bowl and brush generously over both sides of the salmon fillets
  3. Mix the salt, black pepper, and garlic powder then sprinkle onto salmon along with the chopped dill
  4. Place the salmon flesh-side down onto grill pan and allow to cook for 2 to 3 minutes then turn over
  5. Allow the fish to cook for another 8 to 10 minutes
  6. Remove the salmon from the grill and garnish with lemon slices and additional chopped dill

 

GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST

Ingredients
Serves 2
  • 60ml cup olive oil 
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder 
  • ½ tsp. dried basil 
  • ½ tsp. oregano 
  • Pinch of salt, to taste 
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, bone in 
     
Are you ready? Let’s get cooking!
    1. Combine all the ingredients, except the chicken, in a large bowl and beat together until well blended
    2. Place chicken in the bowl with marinade and coat well
    3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 8 hours
    4. Pre-heat the grill
    5. Grill or the chicken about 10 minutes each side until browned and cooked through