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Frisée Salad

Categories: Low-calorie, Low-fat, Quick to fix
Type: Salads

This festive, low-fat salad of frizzy endive and citrus vinaigrette will please your palate.

Serves: serves 4


  • 1 head frisée (frizzy endive)
  • 1 bunch watercress
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper

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  1. Wash and dry the endive, and tear into small pieces.
  2. Wash and dry the watercress. Remove the thickest stalks and separate into sprigs.
  3. Put the endive and cress in a salad bowl.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a nonstick pan over mediumlow heat, and toss the sunflower seeds until they begin to brown.
  5. Remove, drain on paper towels, and add to the salad.
  6. Mix the rest of the oil, lemon juice, chopped garlic, salt and pepper, add to the salad, and toss.
  7. This salad can be kept chilled for up to an hour before you serve it: cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a damp dish towel.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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