Spring Salad

How to make a Spring Salad.


  • 100g broad beans, blanched briefly and de-shelled
  • 50g sugar snap peas, sliced
  • 4 asparagus spears, sliced
  • 4 radishes, quartered
  • 50g watercress
  • 3 sprigs dill, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 small courgette, sliced into discs
  • 1 salad onion, sliced
  • 1 baby gem lettuce
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 3tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Mix together the asparagus, radish wedges, sugar snap peas, broad beans, courgette and salad onion.
  2. Season with salt and pepper and toss.
  3. Prepare the baby gem lettuce into leaves and wash. 
  4. Mix together the dijon mustard, lemon juice and slowly add the extra virgin olive oil to create a smooth dressing. 
  5. On a large plate, place a few of the larger baby gem leaves.
  6. Start to cover with the vegetables, then add the rest of the baby gem leaves and then the remaining vegetables.
  7. Finish by scattering the watercress, dill and sunflower seeds over the salad.
  8. Lastly, dress the salad with the dressing.
  9. Serve and enjoy!
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