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Avocado and Pine Nut Salad   Veg   CD   ACC 15mins plus chilling

Serves 4      Cold  Vegetarian   Fruit  Vegetables  Herbs  Nuts  Salads   Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless   



2 Large ripe Avocados, skinned, halved and stoned

1 tbsp Lemon Juice

4 Gherkins, thinly sliced

2 tbsp Pine Nuts

3 tbsp Olive Oil

Salt and Black Pepper

2 Garlic Cloves, crushed

8 Fresh Mint Leaves, finely shredded

4 tbsp Natural Yoghurt




1. Dice the avocado flesh and put into a bowl. Sprinkle with lemon juice and toss lightly till the avocado is coated. Add salt pepper and pine nuts, then sprinkle with the oil and mix well.


2. In another bowl, mix together the mint, garlic and yogurt. Pour over the avocado and toss lightly. Chill for 1 hour.


3. To serve - divide the salad between individual dishes and serve immediately .




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Key techniques

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Blend -  To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Make ahead

Chill until ready to serve


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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