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Wintry Dark Greens with Fresh Grapefruit

Kcal

300-350

Fat

25g

Carbs

39g

Protein

6g

Useful Information

Preparation Time –

10 mins

Cooking Time –

2 mins

Difficulty –

Easy

Portions –

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 100g lambs lettuce, washed
  • 1 radicchio (ask
    your local fruit & veg dealer)
  • 1 head of forced chicory
  • 1 grapefruit
  • ½ pack of feta
  • For the dressing
  • 2-3 Tbsps olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp good quality
    balsamico
  • 1 Tbsp good quality
    Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp either raspberry
    jam or maple syrup
  • A little salt & pepper
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      On the continent we tend to eat a lot of bitter dark leafy vegetables during the winter months. They’re the only plants that traditionally grew this time of year. Nothing beats a fresh salad of dark greens finished with a fresh zingy taste. Here, I decided that another winter fruit, grapefruit, would finish things off well – a real superfood salad. Dark nutrients meets zingy citrussy vitamins, finished off with some sweet notes in the dressing. Great with a slice of sourdough bread.

      dark greens with grapefruit

       

      Method

      • Wash and chop the salads into bite sizes. Slice the grapefruit in half sideways, so that you cut halfways through the segments.
      • Using a sharp knife, gently cut and push each segment triangle out of its skin. Decorate the salad, fruit segments and crumbled feta on a plate.
      • Dressing: Add all ingredients to a sealable jar and mix thoroughly by shaking. Ready to serve

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