Avocado, apple and almond salad

    Avocado, apple and almond salad

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    25min


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    About this recipe: This salad is pure heaven. It has the perfect combination of flavours and textures. Toasted almonds, lettuce, spring onions, apples, avocado, dried cranberries and blue cheese are tossed together in a light vinaigrette. Perfect for your next summer barbecue.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 25g flaked almonds
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 1 head leaf lettuce, torn
    • 3 spring onions, chopped
    • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped
    • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped
    • 60g dried cranberries
    • 4 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
    • Dressing
    • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Place the almonds and 1 tablespoon of sugar in a small frying pan over medium-low heat and cook and stir until the sugar melts and the almonds brown, watching carefully to avoid burning. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
    2. In a large salad bowl, mix the lettuce, spring onions, apple, avocado, dried cranberries, blue cheese and almonds.
    3. Whisk together the vinegar, 2 teaspoons of sugar, salt, pepper and vegetable oil. Pour the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine.

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