Rocket, Baby Gem and Avocado Salad Recipe

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Rocket, Baby Gem and Avocado Salad with Parmesan Croutons Recipe-new recipes-woman and home
  • Vegetarian
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins


  • ½ ciabatta loaf, cut into cubes
  • 5tbsp olive oil
  • 4tbsp grated fresh Parmesan
  • 3 baby gem lettuces, leaves separated
  • 150g (5oz) rocket
  • 2 avocados, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 2 to 3tbsp pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • Parmesan shavings, to serve

For the lemon dressing

  • 2tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2tsp honey
  • juice ½ lemon
  • 5tbsp olive oil
  • 6 basil leaves, torn


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C, 160 C fan, 350 F, gas 4. Mix the ciabatta in a bowl with the oil, Parmesan and black pepper. Put onto a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes until golden.

  2. Mix the dressing ingredients and season. Mix together the salad ingredients and sprinkle over the dressing and Parmesan.