Chicory and Orange Salad

Chicory and Orange Salad

A light salad perfect as a side dish with Indian style meals

Categories: Sides & Salads

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10-15 min Cooking time: none

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Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 2-3 heads of chicory, washed and dried
  • 3 oranges, zest of one orange, then peel all and cut into segments
  • 100g/4oz pitted black olives, cut in half lengthways

For the dressing :

  • 6tbsp. Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • 2tbsp. fresh orange juice (reserved from the cut segments)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp. small sprigs of fresh thyme

Method

  1. Arrange the chicory oranges and olives onto 4 serving plates.
  2. Put all the dressing ingredients into a screw top jar and shake well. Season to taste. Pour over the salad just before serving.

Cooks tips

An excellent way to enjoy the unique taste of chicory. Serve with Italian style bread. Alternatively, use red and green chicory.

Cook with:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Has a unique rich fruity flavour and complements the fresh ingredients in all your recipes making it a perfect healthy condiment. This oil is ideal for sauces, marinades, drizzling and dipping.

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