Apple & Fennel Salad by Finding Frost

Make this into your summer family favourite, the fresh and crisp effect is perfect for a hot day. Think of fennel as a heart health wonder packed with healthy fibre and phytonutrients. Fibre helps lower cholesterol in the blood and is a goodie for heart health. This, with anti-inflammatory parsley and antioxidant-rich apples makes a powerfully healthy salad.

Ingredients

1 fennel bulb

1 green apple, cored

1 baby cabbage, shredded

1/2 handful of shredded parsley leaves

1/3 cup flaked almonds

Sea salt for seasoning

Dressing:

50ml olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon

2 Tbsp runny honey

Salt and black pepper to taste

Method

For the salad:

  1. Finely slice the apple and fennel
  2. Shred the cabbage and parsley and add to a salad dish
  3. Top with finely sliced apple and fennel rounds.
  4. Dry fry the sliced almonds in a pan until golden brown, and leave to cool.
  5. While waiting for the almonds to cool, whip up the dressing.

For the dressing:

  1. Combine olive oil, lemon juice, honey and salt in a dressing jar.
  2. Shake well and dress the salad thoroughly.
  3. Top with toasted almonds and serve immediately.

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