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Vania Cotta
A fruity hearty salad which is perfect to make for special occasions.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean, World over
Servings 3 people


  • 3 nos Potatoes medium sized, boiled, peeled and diced
  • 2 nos Apples small sized, peeled and diced
  • 1 nos Pear small sized, peeled and diced
  • 1 tin Pineapple discard the juice
  • 3 nos Onions small sized, finely chopped
  • cup Frozen sweetcorn
  • Handful Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 nos Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly crushed peppercorns to taste


  • Boil the potatoes with a little salt until done. Let them cool down and then peel and dice them approximately to the same size. Set aside.
  • Finely chop the onions. Core and peel the apples and diced them too with the pears to the same size as the potatoes. Drain the canned pineapples and chop them into small pieces. You can discard the canned pineapple sugar syrup or use it in any other recipes.
  • In a big bowl, combine the onions, apples, pears, pineapples, sweetcorn and season well with salt and pepper. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice too.
  • Now toss in the potatoes and mix in the freshly chopped coriander leaves too.
  • Refrigerate and serve chilled.


  • You can even add a mixture of salt, pepper, sugar, olive oil and lemon juice or pinch of vinegar as the salad dressing.
  • You can choose to add fresh berries or salad leaves to this salad too. 
  • If preferred add some garlic powder for some extra burst of flavour. 
Keyword festive salad