Winter leaf salad

Winter leaf salad

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(2 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins No cook


Serves 8
Salads work in both summer and winter. This rustic colder-weather mix contains fennel, apple, dill and a honey, mustard and poppy seed dressing

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal58
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.1g


  • 175g mixed leaf (we used rocket, watercress and spinach)
  • 1 large or 2 small fennel bulbs, thinly sliced
    Fennel bulb

    Fennel bulb

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

  • 1 apple, halved and thinly sliced



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

  • 2 tbsp chopped dill

For the dressing

  • finely grated zest ½ orange, plus 1 ½ tbsp juice



    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • drizzle of clear honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp poppy seed


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing together with some seasoning. Combine the salad leaves, fennel, apple and dill in a large bowl. Just before serving, pour over the dressing and toss together.

You may also like

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
14th Jul, 2014
Pretty harsh to summer if you ask me...
6th Jan, 2014
I made this salad over Christmas several times - all the elements go very well together, it was delicious and goes well with so many things
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.
Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?