Christmas Salad

Insalata della Natale

Mary Ann Esposito

This wonderful Christmas salad has been in Ruth Moore's family for many years. Pomegranate seeds give it a really holiday look and their sweet tart taste adds texture and loads of vitamin C. So present this delicious salad on your holiday table this year — and thank Ruth for making it possible.

INGREDIENTS

2 heads hearts of romaine lettuce, leaves washed, dried and torn into pieces
1 head Belgian endive, leaves separated, washed, dried and torn into pieces
1 small head radicchio, leaves separated, washed, dried and torn into pieces
1 large pomegranate, cut into quarters, seeds removed from membrane
1 large mango, peeled, and diced
1/2 cup walnut pieces

DRESSING

1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup rice wine vinegar or white balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 t salt
1/4 t celery salt
1/4 t ground pepper
1/2 t dry mustard
1 clove garlic, minced

DIRECTIONS

Put all the dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well. Making it several hours ahead or even a few days ahead of time will allow the flavor to develop.

When ready to serve, place all the salad ingredients except the walnuts in a salad bowl. Pour half of the dressing over the top and toss to mix well. Sprinkle on the walnuts and serve. Pass additional dressing at the table.

item recipe is featured in Episode 0 of Season 0.

Want More Recipes? See My Latest Book:

Buy Ciao Italia Family Classics by Mary Ann EspositoCiao Italia Family Classics

Mary Ann returns to her family's humble beginnings to bring us a treasure trove of more than 200 time-honored recipes.

Buy it now from Amazon for just $24.00

Buy It From Amazon

A Testimonial From Mario Batali:

This collection epitomizes the tradition and love that goes into all of Mary Ann Esposito's cooking. Like her award-winning TV series, this book will live on for years with all of those who cook her delicious recipes. My kids love everything Mary Ann cooks!"

Comments

Leave a comment

There are no comments yet.

Leave a Comment