Recipes

Steamed Greens + Blue Cheese Salad

  • 10min
  • 8min
  • 6

Ingredients

  • 140 g fresh asparagus, thoroughly rinsed and woody ends trimmed

  • 100 g broccoli florets

  • Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper

To serve

  • 60 g wild baby rocket

  • 80 g blue cheese, crumbled

  • 30 g pecan nuts (optional)

  • 50 g pomegranate rubies

Citrus dressing

  • 125 ml orange juice

  • 25 ml honey

  • 20 ml Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar

  • 30 ml olive oil

  • 5 ml Dijon mustard

  • 2 ml whole-grain mustard

  • 2 ml freshly grated ginger

  • Kosher or freshly ground sea salt

Method

  1. 1

    Place the asparagus and broccoli florets in a large colander over a large saucepan of boiling water.

  2. 2

    Steam, covered, for 8 minutes, then season with flaked sea salt and black pepper. Set aside to cool down completely.

  3. 3

    To serve: Place the vegetables on a platter and top with rocket, blue cheese, nuts and pomegranate rubies. Toss gently.

  4. 4

    To make the dressing: Mix all the ingredients together, whisking until combined. Season to taste and pour over the salad just before serving.