STRAWBERRY and CUCUMBER SALAD

This is easy to prepare, colourful to look at and totally delicious:download (1)

Ingredients for 4:

2 small cucumbers

500g strawberries

few mint leaves

For dressing:

5 tbspns olive oil

zest and juice of half a lemon

1 good pinch of golden caster sugar

small red chilli deseeded and finely chopped

2 heaped tbspns fresh mint leaves finely chopped

Peel cucumbers, cut in half lengthways, scrape out seeds with a teaspoon and cut into 1cm slices. Slice each strawberry into small pieces. Put dressing ingredients into a small mixing bowl and whisk. Taste and season with s & p.

Place strawberry and cucumber into salad bowl, pour over the dressing, stir to combine, throw over a few mint leaves and serve immediately.