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Fennel & celery salad

Fennel & celery salad

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(9 ratings)

Ready in 10-15 mins

Easy

Serves 6
This simple salad is a refreshingly crisp and crunchy addition to any meal

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal57
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.07g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large or 2 small fennel bulbs

    Fennel bulb

    Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…

  • 6 celery stalks

    Celery

    sell-er-ee

    A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in…

  • 3-4 tbsp fruity extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Method

  1. Very finely slice the fennel bulbs lengthways (a mandolin makes this easier). Cut the celery stalks into thin matchsticks. Scatter the fennel and celery on a large plate or platter, drizzle over the fruity extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice, then season. Scatter any fennel fronds and celery leaves over if you have them.

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Comments (10)

thehomme's picture

This is nice with a packet of cherry tomatoes (halved) and smoked Mackerel mixed in together with the fennel and celery.

djwinkles's picture

Made this as a side dish to pizza and melanzane parmigiana. Chose it because I thought it would be okay to make ahead. Made it 2 hrs ahead of dinner and it was still nice and crisp and fresh.

Kkattee's picture
4

Used the cucumber as well as the celery and the lemon-infused oil as others suggested and it was very good.

fizzbomb's picture
5

added apple gorgeous with haddock and lemon roasted potatoes

emacie's picture
4

Refreshing salad

betsymathieson's picture

Add some very finely sliced green apples, ( skin on) to this salad for a refreshing alternative. A small handful of cumin seeds adds another dimension. Enjoy :)

amalfi2007's picture
5

Light and refreshing, I was surprised I liked it so much as not really a fan of fennel but the lemon and celery gave it the right balance.

verheijen's picture
4

Made this accidentally with cucumber in stead of celery and it was very light and nice.

annemo's picture

Delicious - very fresh. I added a few chopped apricots to it which made it even better.

leonak's picture
5

i dont like fennel but my mum does so i made this for her birthday meal as a side. i actually really loved it! i really recommend lemon oil as a dressing if you can get hold of it.

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