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Shaved Fennel Salad

Simple and refreshing, fennel’s licoricey kick reminds you that this is no garden-variety plain green salad.

DIRECTIONS

Use a mandolin to shave fennel in desired quantity. Add dressing of:

Lemon juice
Good-quality olive oil
Fine Sea Salt
Organic Ground Black Pepper
1 teaspoon preserved lemon, minced fine (See Note below)
Pomegranate seeds (optional)

Note: Make your own preserved lemon about a week in advance. Wash and quarter lemons and toss with enough kosher salt for a good, thin coating. Pack in a glass jar with enough lemon juice to cover. Set jar out on the counter for about a week, turning occasionally. After about a week, pour a little olive oil on top and store in the refrigerator. To use, discard pulp and finely mince rind. Also super in aoili, dressings, dips and on pasta.

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