Warm kale salad with almonds & Serrano ham

This modern take on coleslaw and cold cuts makes a delicious starter or light main, with shallots, celery, and a sweet and tangy dressing

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  • Prep
    15 mins
  • Cook
    20 mins
  • Serve in
    35 mins


  •   2 banana shallots, sliced into rounds
  •   2 tsp vegetable oil
  •   200g kale Kale kay-el A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and… , large stalks removed, leaves roughly torn
  •   4-6 slices serrano ham or your choice of cured ham
  •   3 celery Celery sell-er-ee A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in… sticks, thinly sliced on an angle
  •   shavings of Manchego Manchego man-chey-go Manchego is a popular, rich, creamy sheep's milk cheese that comes from the La Mancha region… cheese, to serve (optional)
  •   2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  •   2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  •   2 tsp Dijon mustard
  •   pinch of sugar Sugar shuh-ga Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…
  •   2 tbsp raisins
  •   2 tbsp whole blanched almonds
  •   ½ tsp vegetable oil
  •   good pinch of sweet smoked paprika


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