Bitterleaf salad

Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 6
A simple salad dressed with good olive oil and lemon juice

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • a large handful of frisée
    Frisée

    Frisée

    free-zay

    Frisée, also called curly endive, is a variety of chicory which is frequently used in mesclun (a…

  • a large handful of wild rocket
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • a large handful of lamb's lettuce
    Lamb's lettuce

    Lamb's lettuce

    lams lett-ess

    Sometimes known as Corn Salad, lamb's lettuce has long spoon-shaped dark leaves and a…

  • a large handful of radicchio leaves
    Radicchio

    Radicchio

    rah-dee-chee-o

    An Italian relative of chicory, radicchio is a forced crop and has distinctive red and white…

  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

Method

  1. Mix the rocket, frisée, lamb's lettuce and radicchio leaves in a large bowl. Drizzle over about 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, squeeze over the juice of 1 lemon, then grind sea salt and black pepper on top. Toss with your hands until all the leaves glisten, then serve.

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