Cucumber, green apple and nigella seed salad

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Serves 4.

80g feta
60g Greek yoghurt
3g sea salt
2g ground black pepper
240g Granny Smith apples, core, halve, slice into half moons
200g cucumber, slice length,
scoop out seeds, slice into half moons
4g nigella seeds
1 spring onion, peel, finely sliced at an angle
4g fresh dill, half chopped and half picked
6ml extra virgin olive oil

Adults need around 2000Kcal/8400kJ a day
Typical values per portion: Energy 469kJ/112Kcal

  1. To make the dressing; blend 60g feta and the Greek yoghurt to a paste. Season with salt and pepper. Crumble the rest of the feta.

  2. Place the apple, cucumber, nigella seeds, half the spring onions, chopped dill into a large bowl, add yoghurt dressing, gently mix to combine.

  3. Arrange on a serving dish and top with the picked dill, remaining spring onion, the crumbled feta and a drizzle of olive oil.