Citrus cucumber salad

    Citrus cucumber salad

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    15min


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    About this recipe: Refreshing grapefruit, sweet orange and cool cucumber are tossed with little gem lettuce and a orange-balsamic dressing, then topped with creamy goat's cheese. A lovely starter salad.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 orange, peeled and sliced
    • 1 small grapefruit, peeled and sliced
    • 1 cucumber, sliced
    • 2 little gem lettuces, torn
    • 1 small red onion, sliced into rings
    • 4 tablespoons orange juice
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 1 pinch sugar
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 50g soft goat's cheese, crumbled

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Toss together the orange, grapefruit, cucumber, lettuce and onion.
    2. Combine the juice, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper and olive oil in a jar with a lid. Shake well to combine. Pour over the salad and toss to coat (start with half of the dressing, and add more to taste).
    3. Place the salad in a serving bowl and sprinkle with the goat's cheese. Serve straightaway.

    Tips

    You could use cos lettuce instead of little gem, and for extra flavour could try feta instead of goat's cheese.

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