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Grilled radishes, fennel & asparagus salad with a caper dressing

Grilled radishes, fennel & asparagus salad with a caper dressing

A delicious and colourful salad that can be prepared and cooked in less than 15 minutes. Radishes are packed full of vitamins, iron and potassium so this is a really healthy, but warming option, ideal as a side dish or starter for a family meal or a meal with friends.

  • Preparation: 10 mins
  • Cooking: 10 mins
  • Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 150g radishes cut in half
  • 1 large bulb fennel, sliced
  • 200g asparagus, trimmed
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp baby capers
  • Salt and pepper
  • Small bunch of dill chopped

What you do:

  1. Preheat a large griddle pan and lightly dress all the vegetables in olive oil.
  2. While you are waiting for the griddle to warm up:
  3. Mix together in a small bowl the olive oil and sherry vinegar, then add the onion and capers, season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  4. Grill the vegetables on both sides in a single layer in the griddle pan, until the bar marks start to appear. This usually takes a couple of minutes. You may need to do this in a couple of batches if all the vegetables do not fit on the grill.
  5. Once cooked, arrange on a serving dish, season with salt and pepper, drizzle over the dressing and scatter with the chopped dill.
  6. Serve at once.

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