Lemon Salad / Insalata di Limoni

Serves 4


  • 4 large lemons, (Meyer lemons if possible) washed, peeled and cubed
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil plus extra for bread slices
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup fresh minced mint leaves plus whole for garnish
  • 4 thick slices good Italian bread


  1. In a bowl combine everything except the bread slices. Toss ingredients well, cover and allow to marinate for about 30 minutes.
  2. When ready to serve heat a little olive oil in a sauté pan and brown the bread slices on both sides.
  3. Place a slice on each of 4 salad dishes and top with the lemon salad; garnish with mint leaves.

This recipe was featured on Season 29 - Episode 2916.

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