Avocado, pomegranate and wild rocket salad

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Appears in
Winter Food

By Jill Norman

Published 2005

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The deep red pomegranate seeds give this salad a bright note on a wintry day and their sweet juiciness contrasts well with the peppery rocket, the smoothness of the avocado and the crunchy cucumber.


  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
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Make a dressing with the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and add the shallot when you are ready to prepare the salad. Cut the cucumber in 4 lengthways, remove the seeds and cut each quarter into 2 strips. Cut the strips into dice, put them in a colander and sprinkle with salt.

Cut the top from the pomegranate and pull it apart gently. Pick out the seeds and discard all the pith. Pu