Strawberry, cucumber and goats’ cheese salad

  • Gluten Free


2 tbsp cider vinegar
1 tsp caster sugar
1 large cucumber, cut  into long ribbons with  a vegetable peeler
400g strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped
4 handfuls watercress
handful mint leaves, shredded
150g soft goats’ cheese (or cream cheese)
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


1. Put the vinegar and sugar in a mixing bowl. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper; stir together to dissolve the sugar. Add the cucumber strips, strawberries, watercress and mint; toss everything together well.

2. Divide the salad between 4 plates and add a few blobs of goats’ (or cream) cheese to the top of each. Splash over some olive oil and sprinkle with a little more salt and pepper before serving.

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  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 0 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4 as a starter

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,308kJ
Fat 25.6g
Saturated Fat 9.5g
Carbohydrate 10.1g
Sugars 8.9g
Protein 11.1g
Salt 0.7g
Fibre 2.1g

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This recipe was first published in Mon Jun 01 13:45:44 BST 2015.