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Ploughman’s salad with caramelised onion dressing

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  • Egg free
  • Nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • No added sugar
  • High in dietary fibre
  • High in protein
  • 1 serve veg or fruit

It only takes 15 minutes to make this tasty ploughman's salad recipe. Perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

  • Serves4
  • Prep time15 minutes
Ploughman's salad with caramelised onion dressing


  • 2 baby cos lettuce, leaves separated
  • 2 x 150g pkts Coles Australian Double Smoked Leg Ham
  • 250g red or green grapes, halved
  • 100g vintage cheddar, cut into thin slices
  • 8 sweet and sour cucumbers, halved
  • Coles Bakery Stone Baked by Laurent Mini Olive Pane Di Casa*, sliced, toasted, to serve

Caramelised onion dressing

  • 1/4 cup (80g) Coles Caramelised Onion & Balsamic Chutney
  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbs red wine vinegar

Nutritional information

Per Serve: Energy: 1709kJ/409 Cals (20%), Protein: 24g (48%), Fat: 20g (29%), Sat Fat: 9g (38%), Carb: 31g (10%), Sugar: 28g (31%), Dietary Fibre: 4g (13%), Sodium: 970mg (49%).

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  1. Step 1

    To make the caramelised onion dressing, place the chutney, oil and vinegar in a screw-top jar and shake well to combine. Season. Transfer to a small serving bowl.

  2. Step 2

    Arrange the lettuce, ham, grape, cheddar and cucumber on a large serving platter. Drizzle with some of the dressing. Season. Serve with the bread and remaining dressing.

    *Selected stores only.

Recipe tip

Use it up:
Upgrade sandwiches, hotdogs or burgers with the leftover chutney, which can also be used in place of relish to make our Chicken and Caramelised Onion Stuffed Sweet Potato.