Pic of Celery with goat's cheese, garlic and hazelnut sauce

Celery with goat's cheese, garlic and hazelnut sauce

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Celery with goat's cheese, garlic and hazelnut sauce

Main Serves 4 15 min
This unusual combination of raw shredded celery, salty cheese and sweet figs makes a lovely light lunch on its own, or a special starter to a dinner party.

Ingredients

main

  • 2 black figs
  • 1 celery heart, finely shredded
  • 50g goat's cheese

for the sauce

  • 3 slices of stale bread
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed to a paste with a little salt
  • 100g hazelnuts
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Method

Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    Remove the crusts from the bread and soak it in water. Squeeze out the excess water and blitz the bread in a food processor with the other sauce ingredients until smooth.
  • Step 2

    Quarter the black figs, mix with the finely shredded celery heart and dress with the hazelnut dressing. Crumble goat's cheese over and serve.