Radicchio, Celery & Apple Salad with Parmigiano - Insalata di Radicchio, Sedano e Mela con Parmigiano
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Serves: 3 to 4 as a side dish, 2 as a main course salad
  • 1 firm head of radicchio, washed, cut into half and thinly sliced
  • 1 fresh celery heart (inner portion of the celery) including leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cut into quarters, core removed and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Italian parsley leaves
  • ½ cup irregular Parmigiano chunks
  • ½ cup lightly toasted walnut pieces
  • ½ fresh lemon, or to taste
  • Drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Drizzle of good quality organic honey
  • Large flake sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  1. Have all of the ingredients assembled along side a serving bowl. Layer the produce starting with the radicchio, followed by the celery and apple.
  2. Squeeze a bit of lemon juice over the apples slices to prevent discoloration and drizzle with just a bit of honey (about 1 tablespoon for the amounts in the recipe).
  3. Scatter the parsley leaves, Parmigiano chunks, and walnut pieces over the salad, Drizzle with some Extra Virgin olive oil. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. The dish may be prepared up to a hour in advance and refrigerated. At serving toss the salad to reveal the rainbow of colors.
Recipe by LaBellaSorella at https://labellasorella.com/2016/01/radicchio-celery-apple-salad-with-parmigiano/