Sicilian Citrus Salad

Sicilian Citrus Salad

Brighten up your winter table with this Sicilian inspired salad that is both sweet and flavorful.

Makes 4 servings

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 Cara Cara oranges, skin removes with a knife and cut into 1/8 thick slices
  • 1 small fennel bulb, de-stemmed, cored and sliced thin using a mandolin (reserve some fennel fronds for garnish)
  • 1 small red onion, skin removed, sliced thin using a mandolin, and macerated in vinegar and salt for 10 minutes
  • 10 mint leaves
  • ¼ of minced cured black olives (about a dozen)
  • Shaving of medium aged sheep’s milk cheese to taste
  • Olio Nuovo to taste
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Method:

Layer the ingredients on a large serving platter.  Season and dress to taste. Garnish with cured olives fennel fronds, mint leaves and shavings of cheese. Serve at once. 

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