Make a tasty Italian salad complete with delicious mozzarella and a wonderful walnut dressing.


  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 2 bags mixed salad leaves (rocket, watercress and/or baby chard)
  • handful fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 balls of mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large handful walnuts (crumbled by hand)
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • for the dressing:
  • 1 tblsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tblsp olive oil
  • 2 tblsp walnut oil


  • Trim and finely slice the fennel bulb.
  • Put the salad leaves, sliced fennel, fennel tops and the parsley into a bowl and toss.
  • Tear the mozzarella cheese into thick cubes.
  • Cut the tomatoes in half and add these to the salad.
  • Mix all the ingredients for the salad dressing together in a jar or whisk in a bowl.
  • Add the mozzarella cheese to the salad and toss in the dressing.
  • Sprinkle the walnuts on top.
  • Serve in the centre of the table in a nice salad bowl.

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