(as a side/starter or with meat of choice for a main)
Half an Iceberg Lettuce = £1.00 per whole
5 Cherry Tomatoes = £1.00 for a bag
Sliced Red Onion = £0.20 each
Cubed Cheese pieces = £2 – £4.50 for a 250g/300g block
Balsamic or dressing of choice = £1.50
Method: Add all ingredients in a large bowl and mix with dressing.
For a main meal: Increase quantities and add marinated chicken/beef or fried garlic and chili mushrooms to make this into a lovely light meal.
Marinated chicken/beef: dice meat. Marinate for 2+ hours in soy sauce, white wine vinegar/oil, garlic, sweet chili sauce and honey/golden syrup. Fry in a pan until cooked through. Chicken = £4.00 for 2 breasts.
Cost: (without chicken/beef) £6.00 of ingredients will last you at least 3 meals.