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Ploughman's lunch board image showcasing pork pies, mustard, boiled eggs, sliced apple, gem lettuce leaves, ham slices, cheddar cheese, grapes and gherkins.

Perfect Ploughman's Lunch

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Don’t feel like cooking? Put together a traditional Ploughman's lunch - A classic dish featuring some of the best British ingredients.
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  • 80 g mature English cheddar
  • 70 g Leicester cheese
  • 3-4 Pork Farms mini pork pies or one large individual pork pie cut into slices
  • 6 little gem lettuce
  • 4 pickled onions/gherkin/cornichon
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs peeled and halved
  • 2 slices of baked ham
  • Handful of grapes about 70-80 g
  • 6-10 cherry tomatoes
  • ½ Granny Smith apple sliced
  • 2 tbsp fruit chutney or piccalilli
  • 2 tbsp English mustard


  • Half hour before serving, take the cheese out of the fridge and let it sit at room temperature.
  • Place the pickles, and condiments into small serving bowls.
  • Arrange the remaining ingredients nicely on a wood board or large platter and serve immediately.