Citrus cucumber salad

    15 min

    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.

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    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

    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.


    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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