Celery 'string' blue cheese & walnut salad

Celery 'string' blue cheese & walnut salad

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Prep: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Add a touch of indulgence to this autumnal salad with creamy blue cheese and wholesome walnuts

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal230
  • fat20g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre2g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 1 head celery
    Celery

    Celery

    sell-er-ee

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

  • 1 green apple
    Apples

    Apple

    ap-pel

    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • 10g hard blue cheese, crumbled or vegetarian blue cheese
  • 100g walnuts, chopped
    Walnuts

    Walnut

    wall-nut

    Walnuts are one of the most popular and versatile of all nuts. When picked young, they're…

For the dressing

  • 6 tbsp soured cream
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar

Method

  1. Make the dressing by combining the soured cream and vinegar with some seasoning.

  2. Get a large bowl of iced water ready. Break the celery down into sticks and set aside any of the tender leaves from the middle. Using a swivel blade peeler, peel each stick of celery, discarding the first stringy layer. Continue to make ‘strings’ or ribbons and tip these into the iced water until needed. Cut the apple into thin slices, discarding the core, then cut the slices into thin matchsticks.

  3. Drain the celery and toss in a large bowl with the dressing, apple and most of the cheese and walnuts. Spread the salad onto a platter and scatter with the remaining walnuts, blue cheese and celery leaves.

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