herbs

Fenugreek and Fennel Salad

serves 4.
This refreshing and balancing salad will cool you down on a hot summer day.

  • 2 bulbs fennel, sliced as thin as possible and placed in ice water while preparing remaining ingredients
  • 1 bu fenugreek leaves, chopped (1c)
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 t lemon juice
  • 1 t harissa
  • 1 lg garlic clove
  • salt and pepper

Method:
Toss together. Taste. Adjust flavor.

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