Recipes

Chicory and Orange Salad

Makes: 4
Preparation time: 10-15 minutes
Cook time: none

Ingredients:


For the salad :

  • 2-3 heads of chicory, washed and dried
  • 3 oranges, zest of one orange, then peel all and cut into segments
  • 100g/4oz pitted black olives, cut in half lengthways

For the dressing :

  • 6tbsp. Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • 2tbsp. fresh orange juice (reserved from the cut segments)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp. small sprigs of fresh thyme

Method:

Arrange the chicory oranges and olives onto 4 serving plates

Put all the dressing ingredients into a screw top jar and shake well. Season to taste. Pour over the salad just before serving.

Cook's Tip:

An excellent way to enjoy the unique taste of chicory. Serve with Italian style bread. Alternatively, use red and green chicory.

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