Finocchi insalata di arance e rucola (fennel, orange and rocket salad)

This dish is summer on a plate, and goes really well with devilled chicken for a light summery dinner in the garden!

To serve 4 as a side dish.

Finocchi insalata di arance e rucola

The salad ingredients:

Rocket leaves – 1½ bags
Fennel – 1 bulb
Oranges – 2
Black olives – a couple of handfuls

The dressing ingredients:

Garlic – 1 small clove
Balsamic vinegar – 1 tbsp
Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tbsp
Salt and black pepper

The recipe:

  • Place the rocket and olives in a bowl.
  • Slice the fennel as thinly as possible, and add to the bowl.
  • Peel the oranges, discarding as much of the pith as possible, and cut into segments. Add to the bowl.
  • Combine all of the dressing ingredients to make the dressing and drizzle over the salad.
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