Honeyed chorizo & manchego salad served in a bowl

Honeyed chorizo & manchego salad

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Try this salad for the perfect balance of sweet, salty, spicy and savoury. Honeyed chorizo works so well in this simple salad paired with cheese

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal639
  • fat49g
  • saturates17g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre2g
  • protein28g
  • salt3.7g
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Ingredients

  • 300g firm cooking chorizo, cut into chunks or slices
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 50ml dry sherry
  • 3 tbsp runny honey, plus extra for drizzling
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small head radicchio, torn into bite-sized pieces
    Radicchio

    Radicchio

    rah-dee-chee-o

    An Italian relative of chicory, radicchio is a forced crop and has distinctive red and white…

  • 50g baby leaf salad
  • 100g manchego, rind removed and thinly sliced into shards
    Manchego

    Manchego

    man-chey-go

    Manchego is a popular, rich, creamy sheep's milk cheese that comes from the La Mancha region…

Method

  1. Put the chorizo in a cold frying pan and place on a medium heat. Cook for 5-10 mins until golden and crisp, stirring frequently in the oil that is released. Add the garlic, fry for another minute, then pour in the sherry and bubble until evaporated. Stir in 2 tbsp honey and the pumpkin seeds. Cook for a minute more, then remove from the heat.

  2. Whisk the remaining 1 tbsp honey, sherry vinegar and mustards in a large bowl, then season. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil, whisking all the time, until emulsified and thick. 

  3. Toss the dressing through the salad leaves in a bowl, making sure the leaves are well coated. Divide between four plates. Top with the manchego shards, the crisp chorizo and pumpkin seeds, then drizzle over the honeyed chorizo oil from the pan. Drizzle over a little more honey to serve, if you like.

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