Ensalada de esquileo (Sheepshearers' salad)

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This salad from La Mancha is made from cooked rice & vegetables, cheese and ham

Ensalada de esquileo (Sheepshearers' salad)
Ensalada de esquileo (Sheepshearers' salad)
Couldn't be bothered to pit and slice the olives!
Servings:4-8 depending on its purpose
Calories per serving:170
Ready in:10 minutes plus marinading time
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:None
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:24th October 2012

Best recipe review

I agree with you Julia


I wouldn't pit them either πŸ˜€

Paul R Smith


Printable πŸ–¨ shopping πŸ›’ list & πŸ‘©β€πŸ³ method for this recipe


  1. Mix together the ham, vegetables and cheese.
  2. To make the dressing, whisk the remaining ingredients together.
  3. Allow to rest at room temperature for between 15 minutes and 2 hours.
  4. Serve on a bed of salad leaves.


If you cannot get piquillo peppers, then use an ordinary roasted red pepper.

Try using different types of ham, such as Serrano or IbΓ©rico and hard cheese.

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