Shaved Fennel Salad with Milanese Gremolata

Shaved Fennel Salad with Milanese Gremolata

Ingredients

  • 2 trimmed, thinly sliced fennel bulbs
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 4 tablespoons Primo Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup finely shaved Pecorino Romano
  • 3 Cups mixed baby greens for presentation – optional

Instructions

Place the shaved fennel in a re-sealable Ziplock bag or bowl large enough to hold it.  Thoroughly whisk together the Primo Gremolata Olive Oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and chopped flat leaf parsley.  Pour over the fennel and toss to coat.  Marinate in the refrigerator for two hours.  In a bowl or large platter, arrange a bed of washed mixed baby greens.  Arrange the fennel over the greens, pouring any remaining dressing over the fennel and greens.  Sprinkle evenly with shaved Pecorino and fresh ground pepper.

 

Serves 4-6

GRILLED ROMAINE SALAD

GRILLED ROMAINE SALAD

 

Split a head of Romaine lettuce in half (lengthwise) Wash and dry thoroughly.Brush cut side with Primo Organic Garlic olive oil. Sprinkle with sea salt & fresh ground black pepper.Place cut side down on hot grill. Grill just until leafy ends begin to wilt.Remove from grill.Brush grilled cut side of lettuce with Primo aged figbalsamic vinegar or experiment with other flavors. Sprinkle with fresh ground or shaved Parmesan cheese. ENJOY!

Mandarin Chicken Salad

Mandarin Chicken Salad

2 scallions, sliced

6 tbsp PRIMO Piqual or Coratina EVOO

1/4 tsp. pepper

1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

2 cups diced (1/2 inch) cooked chicken

1 bunch watercress, tough stems removed

1-11 oz. can mandarin oranges, rinsed well, drained and chilled

2 tbsp PRIMO Tangerine Balsamic

Preheat oven to 325F. Spread out pecans on a small baking sheet. Bake for

10-15 minutes, until lightly toasted. In a salad bowl, combine chicken,

watercress, oranges, scallions and toasted pecans. Combine the oil and balsamic

with pepper and toss to coat.