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Citrus and Cheese Salad    Veg  CD MC  45mins plus chilling

Serves 4    Cold   Vegetarian   Vegetables  Fruit  Salads    Main course   Eggless



1 tbsp Wine Vinegar

2 tbsp Sugar

2 teasp Soy Sauce

A few drops of Tabasco

Juice of  Lemon

1  large Grapefruit

2 Oranges

1 Onion, sliced into rings

1 x 225g/8oz Water Chestnuts, drained and sliced

100g/4oz Fresh Young Spinach leaves, washed

225g/8oz Edam Cheese, thinly sliced

Continental Lettuce Leaves




1. Peel and segment the grapefruit and oranges over a bowl, reserving any juices.


2. Place the grapefruit and orange segments in a bowl together with the cucumber, onion and water chestnuts.


3. Put the Vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, Tabasco and juices in a bowl and mix well until thoroughly combined. Pour over the fruit and mix well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.


3. To serve - Give the fruit mixture a final stir to coat then line a serving platter with the spinach and lettuce leaves and pile the fruit mixture into the centre. Arrange the cheese slices, overlapping, at the edge of the platter. Serve immediately.



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Key techniques

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Blend -  To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Make ahead

Chill until ready to serve


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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