FOR THE SALAD
- 12 new potatoes
- 8 green asparagus spears, sliced at an angle
- 150g edamame beans
- 150g garden peas
- 3 spring onions, sliced at an angle
- Drizzle of olive oil
- 2 shallots, cut into rings
- 15 mint leaves, 10 torn, 5 shredded
- Handful watercress
- A punnet of pea shoots
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
FOR THE DRESSING
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 100ml extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsp pure Canadian maple syrup (preferably golden colour for its delicate taste)
To make the salad
- Boil the new potatoes in a large pot of salted water then drain and slice in half.
- Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and drop in the green asparagus, broad beans, peas, and spring onions and cook for a couple of minutes. Drain and run under cold water to stop them cooking.
- Spread on a tray with the potatoes. Sprinkle with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
- For the dressing, whisk together the mustard, vinegar and maple syrup in a bowl, then slowly add the oil until it has a smooth and thick consistency.
- Mix all of the vegetables with the shallots, mint, watercress and pea shoots.
- Pour over the dressing and serve.
To make the dressing
- Whisk together the mustard, vinegar, lemon juice and maple syrup in a bowl, then slowly add the oil until it has a smooth and thick consistency.
A spring salad bursting with seasonal flavours. This healthy salad recipe pairs potatoes with a range of greens to create a crisp, refreshing dish. The maple dressing provides a touch of sweetness.
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