Ploughman's Lunch Platter

Ploughman's Lunch PlatterRecipe
Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Pam Morris

Ploughman's lunch platter is a traditional pub salad made with sausages or sliced meats, cheese, and any combination of mixed lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, coleslaw, or chutney. This dish is always served with soda bread. Adjust the number of servings or ingredients to suit your tastes.


6 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups salad, 1 1/2 ounces sausage, 3/4 ounce cheese, 1/2 bread slice, about 2 cornichons, and about 2 tablespoons chutney)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 440
Fat 27.3 g
Satfat 6.1 g
Monofat 14 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 15.5 g
Carbohydrate 36.9 g
Fiber 5.4 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 968 mg
Calcium 212 mg


2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon whole-grain Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
3 (3-ounce) links chicken apple sausage, cooked and sliced diagonally
4 ounces reduced-fat cheddar cheese (such as Kerrygold), sliced
2 ounces cornichons
3/4 cup Tomato Chutney


1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well. Slowly drizzle oil into vinegar mixture, stirring constantly with a whisk. Add lettuce; toss to coat. Arrange salad on a platter with sausage, cheese, Brown Soda Bread, and cornichons. Place Tomato Chutney in a bowl; add to platter.