Green Salad with Pears and Ricotta Salata

And A Lemon And Shallot Vinaigrette

Green Salad with Pears and Ricotta Salata
 
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Ryan GoodwinPublished on 9/22/2017

Simple salad, turned out great.

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What you will need

1 head butter lettuce

1 shallot

1 lemon

Black pepper

2 pears

1 chunk of ricotta salata

Salt

Olive oil

How to cook

1

Gently split apart the greens. Wash and dry.

Gently split apart the greens. Wash and dry.

2

Brunoise the shallots. To do that, slice the tip off each shallot. Peel and slice in half through the root tip.

Brunoise the shallots. To do that, slice the tip off each shallot. Peel and slice in half through the root tip.

3

Line up the halves. Hatch the shallot perpendicular to the root. As though slicing a fine checkerboard accross the sliced face of the shallot.

Line up the halves. Hatch the shallot perpendicular to the root. As though slicing a fine checkerboard accross the sliced face of the shallot.

4

Now you can chop parallel to the root tip and you end up with little tiny cubes of shallot.

Now you can chop parallel to the root tip and you end up with little tiny cubes of shallot.

5

In abowl, combine the shallots with the juice of a large lemon. Crack some black pepper in there too. Let that sit for awhile.

In abowl, combine the shallots with the juice of a large lemon. Crack some black pepper in there too. Let that sit for awhile.

6

Halve the pears.

Halve the pears.

7

Slice out the stem. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon.

Slice out the stem. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon.

8

Line up the halves and slice.

Line up the halves and slice.

9

Toss pears and greens with a little salt and pepper. Grate in some ricotta salatta.

Toss pears and greens with a little salt and pepper. Grate in some ricotta salatta.

10

Toss in the shallot and lemon. Pour in a little olive oil. Toss and taste. Serve with a little grated ricotta on top.

Toss in the shallot and lemon. Pour in a little olive oil. Toss and taste. Serve with a little grated ricotta on top.

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Silvia Curioni avatar
Silvia Curioni9/29/2017 ☰
This was so good! Will try it soon!
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