Recipe

Sweet cucumber and orange salad

  • 20 mins preparation
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Sweet cucumber and orange salad
  • 2 large oranges
  • 1 telegraph cucumber
  • 2 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon honey
Honey lemon dressing
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon honey

Method

Sweet cucumber and orange salad
  • 1
    Segment oranges over small bowl; reserve juice.
  • 2
    Use vegetable peeler to cut cucumber into thin ribbons. Place cucumber in medium bowl with mint, orange segments, reserved juice and dressing; toss gently to combine. Season to taste.
Honey lemon dressing
  • 3
    Place ingredients in screw-top jar; shake well.

Notes

Traditionally served as an accompaniment to spicy dishes, this recipe would also make a great light vegetarian starter.

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