Olive Parmesan Salad

Olive Parmesan Salad Recipe

Olive parmesan salad is one of the most preferred and commonly prepared salads at home. Not only is it enticingly delicious but aromatic as well. One of the key ingredients that make it aromatic and strongly flavored is the fennel. Fennel is an aromatic herb used in medicinal and culinary purposes. Fennel seed is a common ingredient in Italian sausages and meatballs and northern European rye breads while the bulbs are used in Mediterranean recipes and in garnishing salads. An example that we can try is Olive parmesan salad. Since this is a non-meat salad, it helps you in your weight loss program as it supplies you with the fiber that you need to detox and get rid of body toxins.

Here are the ingredients that you need to prepare olive parmesan salad.

olive parmesan salad

olive parmesan salad

  • 1 large bulb fennel, core and stems removed, fronds reserved
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups baby spinach, stems removed, rinsed well and patted dry
  • 3 navel oranges, peeled
  • 20 oil-cured black olives
  • 2 ounces Parmesan, thinly shaved with a vegetable peeler
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

 

Instructions:

  1. Clean the fennel bulb and remove the core and stems. Cut the bulb into halves and slice. Slice the oranges over a bowl to save the juice. Add shallots, oil, salt and pepper and whisk together with the orange juice.  Combine with orange segments, fennel and spinach, tossing to coat well.
  2. Divide salad and top with olives, cheese and fennel fronds.  Serve immediately.
  3. Aside from this recipe, you can also try another set of ingredients using tomato, hearts of palm with basil dressing.
  4. Prepare your wine and enjoy this great salad recipe.

 

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