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    British summer salad with honey-mustard dressing

    Crisp green beans, sweet and earthy new potatoes, fresh and vibrant salad, mustardy cress — these are the flavours that make up a British summer, and they’re combined here to create a wonderful seasonal salad. 

    • Vegetarian
    • Low Fat
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 30 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    4 essential Waitrose Free Range Eggs
    750g pack Waitrose Baby New Potatoes, halved
    250g pack British Green Beans, trimmed
    1 tbsp cider vinegar
    1 tsp wholegrain mustard
    1 tsp clear honey
    2 tbsp The Waitrose Farm Leckford Estate Cold-pressed Rapeseed Oil
    250g cherry tomatoes, halved
    100g radishes, thinly sliced
    Punnet essential Waitrose Salad Cress 

    Method

    1. Boil the eggs in a pan of simmering water for 9 minutes, then drain and cool. Shell and halve the eggs.

    2. Meanwhile, cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 8–10 minutes until tender. Add the beans and cook for a further 3 minutes until both are tender. Drain and cool under running water then transfer to a serving platter.

    3. Whisk the vinegar, mustard and honey together with a fork, then whisk in the oil until well blended.

    4. Arrange the tomatoes, radishes and eggs on top of the beans and potatoes. Drizzle over the mustard dressing and scatter with cress to serve.

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    Cook’s tipA few capers or anchovies scattered over the top before serving would add a nice salty balance to the sweet dressing. 

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