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Recipe: American-Style Pistachio Salad

Tantilise your taste buds with our citrus American-style Pistachio salad. Don't knock it until you've tried it!

Salads are one of the easiest and healthiest snacks you can whip up in the kitchen before or after a ride. We love getting creative with ours, there are so many things out there to experiment with but this is one we’ve had on our radar for a while!

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This American-Style Pistachio Salad has a lovely refreshing citrus kick to it, with the pistachio, apple and blue cheese working really well to tantilise your taste buds!

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– 1 clove of chopped garlic

– 1 teaspoon of mustard

–  1 tablespoon  of balsamic vinegar

– 6 tablespoons of orange juice (one orange, freshly squeezed)

– 385  of mixed salad leaves

– 1 tart apple, quartered and sliced

– 65g of blue cheese, crumbled

– 130g of American pistachios


Whisk together the garlic, mustard, vinegar and orange juice and set to one side.

Then a large bowl mix the salad leaves, apple, blue cheese and pistachios and, drizzle the dressing over it before mixing through. Voila!


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