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Rocket Salad

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Introduction

This is a really delicious salad that is a perfect accompaniment to a barbeque, pasta dish, meat or fish, or just on its own with fresh crusty bread.

This is a really delicious salad that is a perfect accompaniment to a barbeque, pasta dish, meat or fish, or just on its own with fresh crusty bread.

Ingredients

Serves: 2-4

Metric Cups

For the Salad

  • 500 grams rocket (baby rocket leaves)
  • 1 green apples (sliced thinly)
  • 1 pear (fresh and firm, sliced thinly)
  • 250 millilitres walnuts (or pecans, chopped)
  • 250 millilitres parmesan cheese (shaved)

For the Dressing

  • 20 millilitres extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 millilitres sesame oil
  • 20 millilitres balsamic vinegar
  • 5 millilitres light soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch of maldon salt
  • 1 pinch of black pepper

For the Salad

  • 17⅔ ounces arugula (baby rocket leaves)
  • 1 green apples (sliced thinly)
  • 1 pear (fresh and firm, sliced thinly)
  • 9 fluid ounce walnuts (or pecans, chopped)
  • 9 fluid ounce parmesan cheese (shaved)

For the Dressing

  • 1 fluid ounce extra virgin olive oil
  • fluid ounce asian sesame oil
  • 1 fluid ounce balsamic vinegar
  • fluid ounce light soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch of sea salt flakes
  • 1 pinch of black pepper

Method

Rocket Salad is a community recipe submitted by Mooncat and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Combine rocket, unpeeled sliced apple and pear, nuts and cheese in large bowl, toss well.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a screwtop jar and shake until well combined.
  • Pour 1/4 of the dressing over the salad, toss well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Just before serving, shake remaining dressing well and drizzle a little over the salad, toss quickly.
  • Eat immediately.
  • Combine arugula, unpeeled sliced apple and pear, nuts and cheese in large bowl, toss well.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a screwtop jar and shake until well combined.
  • Pour 1/4 of the dressing over the salad, toss well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Just before serving, shake remaining dressing well and drizzle a little over the salad, toss quickly.
  • Eat immediately.
  • Additional Information

    Just add enough dressing to coat the leaves - if too much is added the salad will wilt very quickly.

    Just add enough dressing to coat the leaves - if too much is added the salad will wilt very quickly.

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