Make your own honey and mustard balsamic dressing – perfect with rocket salad leaves for picnic salads.
Serves: 6-8
Cooking time: 5 mins


    • 100g-130g packet rocket salad leaves

For the dressing:

    • 6tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 2tbsp balsamic vinegar
    • 1 level tbsp clear honey
    • 1 level tbsp wholegrain mustard


    1. Tip the salad leaves into a suitable bowl with a lid or cover the bowl with cling film.
    1. To make the dressing, spoon all the ingredients into a small jar, seal the jar and shake well to mix the dressing.
    1. Just before serving, shake the dressing again to make sure that it’s well mixed, then pour it over the rocket leaves, turning them to coat them in the dressing.

Feature: Sue McMahon

Nutritional information per portion

fat 8.0g calories 90(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.