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Apple, date and blue cheese salad recipe

Apple, date and blue cheese salad recipe

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This vibrant dish makes the most of Kanzi apples, dessert apples with a mildly tart flavour. Add to date and blue cheese for a sweet, sharp salad melange that’s bursting with spring flavour. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare
  • 197 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 Kanzi® apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • ½ lemon
  • 150g dates, stoned and chopped
  • 2 little gem lettuce, leaves separated
  • 40g watercress
  • 75g blue cheese

For the dressing:

  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp clear honey

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    13g 18%
  • Saturates

    5g 26%
  • Sugars

    16g 18%
  • Salt

    0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17g Protein 5.7g Fibre 3g


  1. For the dressing, put the vinegar, oil, mustard and honey in a lidded jar. Screw the lid on tightly and shake well, until combined. Set aside.
  2. Put the apple slices in a large bowl, squeeze over the lemon juice and toss to coat.
  3. Add the dates, lettuce and watercress. Pour over the dressing and gently mix, until combined. Arrange the salad on a serving plate and crumble over the cheese.

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