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Recipe | My Gherkingate Lunch

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My GherkinGate™ Lunch
(Story below - Warning Contains Swearing)
 
Ingredients:
 
Serves 2-3 people
 
Romaine Lettuce - Thinly shredded
Cos Lettuce (Delivered in my Abel & Cole veg box) - Chopped
5-6 Sundried Tomatoes - Thinly sliced
1 Gherkin - Thinly sliced
1 Avocado - Scooped out & sliced
1/2 Cucumber - Sliced & halfed
2 Spring Onions (or called salad onions in some places) - Sliced in circles
2 Soft Boiled Eggs - I boiled mine for 4 minutes & rested for 30 seconds before peeling
Salt & pepper
Garlic & Herb Dressing - Shop bought, mine is an Asda one
 
Pop it all in a bowl, lettuce first then Cucumber, spring onions, sprinkle the sundried tomatoes on, then place the avocado over the top. Slice the gherkins and sprinkle over. Serve up into a bowls & put the peeled egg on top, sprinkle with salt & pepper and then cut open and let the yummy yolk run through the salad. Drizzle with salad dressing. 
Enjoy!
 
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GherkinGate™ Story
 
I decided to make a salad for lunch & I was trying to open a large jar of Gherkins, but I couldn't get it open because I have a broken arm & I can't use to much force, because if I did my arm might fall apart. So as one does when they are not of sound mind I shouted "Fuck you Gherkins!! Fuck you!!" Then went off to the living room & sulked whilst being mean to my boyfriend online. I then went back to the kitchen because it was gone 3pm & my hunger had reached a new level, ran the gherkins under hot water like a form of torcher before trying to release the lid again, but nothing. So I stepped the heat up, steam began to rise, the moment becoming more intense. I put my hand on the hot lid, gripped it with all my right handed mite & turned it...POP! Finally juicy Gherkin goodness. Then whilst chewing on a good bit of gherkin I thought ooh that's what I'll put on my lettuce sitting lonely in a bowl, and so GherkinGate salad was born. It was very tasty, but make sure you've got a nice warm surrounding before eating it. It's comforting but you may need to team it with a good brew! 


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