Winter leaf salad

Winter leaf salad

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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
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  • 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 flavour…

  • 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.

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Comments (2)

mlgchef99's picture

Pretty harsh to summer if you ask me...

watermead's picture

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

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