Fideos con caballa with beetroot, orange and goats' cheese salad


Fideos con caballa is a mackerel-topped pasta stew that's popular in Spain. It is a simple, homemade fish supper that can be on the table in 45 minutes.


For the fideos con caballa

For the beetroot, orange and goats' cheese salad

  • 3-4 raw beetroot
  • sprig rosemary, leaves picked
  • 2 oranges, segmented, juice reserved for the dressing
  • mixed salad leaves such as frisée, sorrel, radicchio and rocket
  • 50g/1¾oz hard goats' cheese

For the membrillo dressing

  • 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • seeds from ½ small pomegranate
  • 115g/4oz membrillo, finely chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper