Indian summer salad

Indian summer salad

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(19 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Packed with antioxidants, this superhealthy, colourful salad counts as 1 of your 5-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition:

  • kcal79
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre2g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.35g
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Ingredients

  • 3 carrots
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • bunch radishes
    Radish

    Radish

    rad-ish

    The root of a member of the mustard family, radishes have a peppery flavour and a crisp, crunchy…

  • 2 courgettes
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • half a small red onion
  • small handful mint leaves, roughly torn
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Grate the carrots into a large bowl. Thinly slice the radishes and courgettes and finely chop the onion. Mix all the vegetables together in the bowl with the mint leaves.

  2. Whisk together the vinegar, mustard and mayonnaise until smooth, then gradually whisk in the oil. Taste and add salt and pepper, then drizzle over the salad and mix well. Leftovers will keep in a covered container in the fridge for up to 24 hrs.

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chedges
24th May, 2009
5.05
yummy really nice. made with the tikka fish too, but used mange tout and red peppers instead of courgettes
weeble
31st Jan, 2009
5.05
We also had this with the fish as suggested by Claire B. Perfect for a hot Sydney night.
claireballinger
1st Aug, 2008
5.05
Really delicious, very easy to do, we had it with the tikka style fish.

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