Pear, Grape and cucumber salad

A simple but unusual salad to prepare.

Posted by: Rhona
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Cuisine

British

Time

15 - 30 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

4

Courses etc.

Lunch Box
Main Courses
Side dishes

You will need

IngredientAdd
3 ripe but firm sweet pears, peeled and cored, with one pear thinly sliced and the rest diced. This item is only available in our high street shops. More products
1/2 medium cucumber divided in lengthways, seeds scooped out. Slice 1/2 of the cucumber, dice the rest. More products
100g black seedless grapes washed OR This item is only available in our high street shops. More products
100g green seedless grapes washed
vinaigrette dressing to taste OR More products
make your own vinaigrette dressing (makes 150ml):
120ml vegetable oil More products
2 tbsp wine vinegar OR More products
2 tbsp cider vinegar OR More products
2 tbsp lemon juice More products
salt to taste More products
black pepper to taste More products
1 tsp wholegrain mustard More products

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Method

  • Make a bed of pear and cucumber slices in a small salad bowl.
  • Put the remaining pear, cucumber and grapes, reserve 5 or 6, into a bowl and toss them in vinaigrette dressing to taste.
  • Pour this mixture over the bed of cucumber and pear slices.
  • Garnish the salad with the reserved grapes, chill and serve.
  • To make the vinaigrette dressing:
  • Place all ingredients in a bowl or liquidizer and beat or blend well.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

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