falafel and avocado salad with bag of florette sweet crispy salad

Falafel and Roasted Pepper Sweet Crispy Salad

A colourful mix of sweet and delicate lettuce leaves, topped with roasted peppers, falafels, avocado, cherry tomatoes and radishes.

Prep time: 15-20 mins to prepare and 35 mins to roast the peppers

Serves: 2 as a main or 4 as a side.

Falafel and Roasted Pepper Salad Ingredients

  • 1 bag of Florette Sweet Crispy salad
  • 3-4 large peppers, cored, de-seeded and cut into quarters
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pack of Falafels (available from all good supermarkets)
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • A handful of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2-3 radishes, sliced
  • Salt and pepper

Pesto Salad Dressing (Optional)

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp green pesto
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Method

  1. Cook the Falafels according to the pack instructions.
  2. To roast peppers, place on a baking tray, lightly drizzle with olive oil and season then oven roast for 30-35 minutes at 220oC/ 200oC fan/ gas 7.
  3. Place the Florette Classic Crispy salad in a serving dish.
  4. Layer the avocado, radishes, tomatoes and roasted peppers on top of the salad leaves. Once the falafels are cooked, place these on top too.
  5. To make the dressing, mix together the olive oil, green pesto and lemon juice the drizzle over the salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste then serve.