Sensational Summer Salad

Sensational Summer Salad Recipe
Prep in Prep in:
15 mins
Cook in Cook in:
15 mins
Serves Serves:
2
Per Serving %RI
Energy (KJ) 1366 16%
Energy (Kcal) 328 16%
Fat 21.4g 30%
Saturated Fat 10.4g 52%
Total Sugars 2.2g 2%
Salt 1.7g 28%

Method

Cook the potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, 10 minutes or so. Drain and leave to cool whilst you prepare the other ingredients.

Now bring a small saucepan of water to the boil, add the runner beans and broad beans and cook for 3 minutes, add the peas and cook for a further 2 minutes, drain into the colander with the potatoes.

Make the dressing by simply mixing the olive oil, lemon and Dijon mustard, season with salt and milled pepper. Take a bowl and toss the potatoes and vegetables in the dressing.

Take a large platter plate, cut the baby gem into quarters and arrange onto the plate. Scatter over the vegetables. Tear the mozzarella over the salad and do the same with the Parma ham. Finally sprinkle over the mint and pour over any remaining dressing and serve.

If you don’t want to use Parma ham, then deli ham works just as well.
Other vegetables that be used are, courgettes, green beans, asparagus.

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Ingredients

100g baby/new season potatoes, cut in half

2 heads of baby gem lettuce (or any leafy lettuce)

30g peas, these can be frozen

30 broad beans, these can be frozen

2 runner beans, sliced

1 mozzarella ball (125g)

4 slices of Parma ham (or sliced ham if preferred)

1tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Juice of ½ lemon

½ tsp Dijon mustard

5 sprigs fresh mint

100g baby/new season potatoes, cut in half 2 heads of baby gem lettuce (or any leafy lettuce) 30g peas, these can be frozen 30 broad beans, these can be frozen 2 runner beans, sliced 1 mozzarella ball (125g) 4 slices of Parma ham (or sliced ham if preferred) 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil Juice of ½ lemon ½ tsp Dijon mustard 5 sprigs fresh mint

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