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Radish & cucumber salad

Radish & cucumber salad

A lovely refreshing summer salad with crisp cucumber and crunchy radish

  • Preparation: 10 mins
  • Cooking: 5 mins
  • Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 20 radishes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • Rock salt for seasoning
  • Handful of rocket leaves

What you do:

  1. Heat a small frying pan heat the oil then add the mustard and fennel and cook for a few minutes until they become fragrant and start to pop but don't burn. Set aside to cool.
  2. Slice the cucumber and the radishes into thin disks and arrange on a platter.
  3. Combine the cooled oil with red wine vinegar and season with rock salt to taste. Drizzle the dressing over the cucumber and radish and then scatter with rocket.

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