• 2 sweet pointed peppers, red and yellow (Sweet Palermo®)
  • 1 avocado
  • 3 tbsp hazelnuts, roasted
  • 1 small shallot
  • 200 g baby spinach

Dressing ingredients

  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp coarse mustard
  • 1 tsp liquid honey
  • 100 g blue cheese

Author of this recipe

Sweet Palermo®

Sweet Palermo®

Grower / producer

You are no doubt familiar with ‘regular’ capsicums or bell peppers, and you might even have tried a sweet pointed pepper. But have you heard about Sweet Palermo? A unique sweet pointer pepper... Read more

A crispy salad with red and yellow sweet Sweet Palermo® pointed peppers, spinach, avocado, blue cheese and roasted hazelnuts.

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  • Remove the seeds from the pointed peppers and slice the flesh into rings.
  • Halve, de-stone and peel the avocado and cut the flesh into slices.
  • Coarsely chop the hazelnuts.
  • Chop the shallot as finely as possible. Mix together the olive oil, vinegar, mustard and honey to make a vinaigrette. Add the shallot and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the pepper, spinach and avocado on a dish, crumble the cheese over the top and then drizzle with the dressing. Garnish with the hazelnuts.

Spinach salad with sweet pointed pepper


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