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Crisp onion and rocket salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Place the rocket leaves into a bowl with half a tablespoon of olive oil and the lemon juice and mix well.

  2. Heat the remaining olive oil in a small frying pan and fry the onion with the sugar until crisp and caramelised.

  3. To serve, place the dressed rocket onto a serving plate and top with the onion.


  • 55g/2oz rocket
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp brown sugar

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