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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 262.7
  • Total Fat: 20.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.0 mg
  • Sodium: 88.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g

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Recipe courtesy Dave Lieberman Recipe courtesy Dave Lieberman
Number of Servings: 4


    1/3 cup olive oil
    1 large shallot, minced
    2 navel oranges, juiced
    1/2 navel orange, zested
    1 small lemon, juiced
    2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    Couple pinches salt
    About 15 to 20 grinds black pepper
    1 bulb fennel, shaved with a knife or mandoline (about 2 to 3 cups), fronds reserved and chopped
    1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and sliced into 1/8-inch thick slices, then cut into matchsticks
    1/4-pound ricotta salata, shaved


Combine dressing ingredients in a sealable container and shake to emulsify.

Combine shaved fennel, some of the fronds, and apple in a mixing bowl and toss. Toss the salad with the dressing. Distribute between serving plates. Top with shaved cheese and scatter a few more chopped fennel fronds over the top. Serve immediately.

Serving Size: makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARRIE1390.

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