Winter green, date and citrus salad
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This salad features hardy winter greens, sweet dates and tart kumquats. The perfect solution for the winter blues!
Serves: 4
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small head radicchio, quartered lengthwise, with the stems still attached
  • 1 bunch lacinto kale, ribs and stems removed and thinly sliced into ribbons
  • 1 small bulb of fennel, trimmed, cored and very thinly sliced with a mandoline or vegetable peeler
  • 10 kumquats, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted hazelnuts
  • ½ cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  1. In a small bowl combine the olive oil, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt and pepper and still well to combine.
  2. Add the radicchio, kale, and fennel to the bowl and using your fingers massage the dressing into the vegetables for a minute or so to soften.
  3. Add the kumquats, hazelnuts, dates and mint and toss gently to combine. Taste and add more salt or lemon juice if desired.
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