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  • Writer's pictureJayne Avery

Avocado, Rocket and Goat Cheese with Viola and Rocket Flowers

Updated: Jul 11, 2021

Serves 4


A couple of handfuls of rocket leaves

About ten chive leaves, chopped – I like to use onion and garlic chives

2 ripe avocados

1 lemon - halved - one half for lemon juice. The other half slice thinly and cut into quarters to garnish.

2 tbs lemon juice

A handful of rocket and viola flowers

For the dressing

6 tbs olive oil

2 tbs white wine vinegar

1tsp dry mustard

Freshly ground salt and pepper


  1. Make the dressing by mixing all the ingredients together with a fork in a small bowl. Leave to chill in the fridge

  2. Halve, stone and peel the avocados, then slice thinly and toss in lemon juice

  3. Cut the goat cheese into bite sized pieces

  4. Place the rocket leaves and chopped chives in a salad bowl

  5. Lay the avocado and goat cheese onto the top of the leaves

  6. Scatter the viola and rocket flowers on the top

  7. Spoon over the dressing.

  8. Garnish round the edges with lemon quarter slices

Enjoy with beetroot and nasturtium salad plus rye bread

for a healthy,vibrant lunch


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