Cherry tomato, raw cauliflower and fresh basil salad

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Preparation: 15min

Diners: 3 people

Difficulty: Simple

Age: 6-8 years old

With this simple and fresh salad, you can enjoy the pleasure of cooking with your children and can reclaim your kitchen as a place where you can have fun and be healthy. Vegetables can also be prepared in a way that makes them appealing to youngsters. With Practicooking’s recipes we will show you how. This Fundación MAPFRE and Fundación Dani García initiative presents you with enjoyable recipes and health tips so the whole family can enjoy cooking.


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Ingredients and preparation

For the honey and mustard vinaigrette:

• 60g of extra virgin olive oil
• 20g of 25 year old sherry vinegar
• 3g of fine salt
• 15g of honey
• 10g of wholegrain mustard

  1. Dissolve the salt, honey and mustard in the vinegar and stir the mixture together with the oil using a whisk.
  2. Save in a bowl and set aside.

To season the salad:

• 400g of cherry tomato
• 100g of diced fresh cheese
• 100g of drained canned tuna
• 50g of honey and mustard vinaigrette
• 3g of fine salt
• 8g of chopped fresh basil

  1. Put the cherry tomatoes, diced fresh cheese and canned tuna in a bowl.
  2. Salt to taste.
  3. Season with the honey and mustard vinaigrette.


• Washed raw cauliflower
• Microplane grater
• Chervil leaves

Finish and presentation

  1. Serve the salad onto each plate and finish by grating the raw cauliflower.
  2. Decorate with chervil leaves.