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    Summer salad with sesame dressing

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 4


    2 aubergines, thickly sliced
    Extra virgin olive oil spray
    400g can essential Waitrose Chick Peas, drained and rinsed
    1 red onion, very thinly sliced
    140g pack Waitrose Watercress, Rocket & Spinach
    2 tsp Cypressa Tahini
    1 tsp olive oil
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    Juice of ½ lemon
    100g essential Waitrose Greek Light Salad Cheese, crumbled
    ½ x 25g pack fresh mint, roughly chopped
    4 essential Waitrose Wholemeal Pittas, toasted, to serve


    1. Arrange the aubergines on a grill pan and spray lightly with olive oil. Grill for 4–5 minutes on each side until tender and nicely browned. Quarter each slice and transfer to a serving bowl.

    2. Add the chick peas, red onion and salad leaves and toss well.

    3. For the dressing, mix together the tahini, olive oil, garlic and lemon juice with 1 tbsp water until well blended.

    4. Scatter the cheese and mint over the salad, then drizzle with the sesame dressing. Serve with toasted pittas.

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