Insalata mista al limone (Mixed-leaf salad with fennel and lemon juice)
April 10, 2023
Eating healthy does not need to be complicated. Sometimes the simplest of recipes can have the greatest impact. Those who live in the Blue Zones have figured this out! Try this simple yet healthy salad option from Italy.
- Romaine lettuce
- Extra virgin olive oil (1/4 cup)
- Red radicchio
- Fine Sea salt and pepper, ½ t each
- Small bunch of mixed baby lettuce
- Juice of lemon
- One bulb of fennel
- 1 minced garlic clove
- Prior to serving salad, wash and shred lettuce and use a salad spinner to dry the leaves. Place lettuce in a large bowl. Remove the tough outer leaves of the fennel, wash and finely shred the fennel bulb, and add to lettuce leaves. Mix olive oil, lemon juice, and spices well with a whisk or in a salad dressing container. Just prior to serving, splash dressing over leaves and mix well. Serve immediately.