As-you-like-it chopped salad

Please everyone with a mixed platter of cucumber, beetroot, radish, carrot, sweetcorn, avocado and onion

  • Prep:15 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 178
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 14g
  • sugars 12g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 5g
  • salt 1.1g


  • 1 red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 100g radishes, quartered
  • 1 tbsp toasted poppy seed
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 1 cucumber, halved lengthways, seeds scooped out, then sliced
  • 250g pack cooked beetroot, chunkily diced
  • 2 large carrots, coarsely grated
  • juice ½ orange
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 340g can sweetcorn, drained well
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • squeeze lime juice
  • 2 quite ripe avocados, halved, peeled, stoned and diced
  • squeeze lime juice


  1. For the cucumber and beetroot, mix the poppy seeds, lemon zest and juice, oil and sugar. Tip half into a bowl with the cucumber, the other half into a separate bowl with the beetroot, and mix each.

  2. Mix the carrot ingredients together, the corn ingredients together and the avocado ingredients together.

  3. Pile the different elements in strips across a large platter. Cover and chill for up to 2 hrs, or serve straight away.

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