Warm Salad, Italian Style

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Salads | Salads Special diet : Ingredients

Number of servings :

Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Salads | Salads

Special diet :

Ingredients

½ head radicchio
1 endive, sliced
1 head chicory
½ head curly red lettuce
1 bunch arugula (Rocket lettuce)
75 ml (1/3 cup) extra-virgin olive oil
120 g (4 oz) pancetta, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
30 ml (2 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
10 cherry tomatoes, halved
1 small yellow pepper, in thin strips

Directions

  1. Trim and wash lettuces. Spin dry and tear into bite-size pieces. Toss together in a salad bowl.
  2. In a sauté pan, fry the pancetta in the olive oil over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  3. Deglaze with the balsamic vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste. Reduce for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Pour the warm vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently.
  5. Garnish with cherry tomatoes and pepper strips. Serve immediately.

Variation: In season, try replacing the chicory with dandelion greens!

Nutritional information:

Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2154

Warm Salad, Italian Style
Warm Salad, Italian Style