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Shaved Fennel Salad

with Salami
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Shaved Fennel Salad

Shaved Fennel Salad - A quick Mediterranean-style appetizer with an orange-honey sauce

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 30 min.
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Calories:
193
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The aniseed aroma characteristic of fennel is caused by natural essential oils which can help relieve colds as well as stomach and intestinal problems.

For more aniseed flavor, roast a teaspoon of fennel seeds without fat briefly in a pan and sprinkle it over the salad before serving.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie193 kcal(9 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat15 g(13 %)
Carbohydrates6 g(4 %)
Sugar added1 g(4 %)
Roughage4 g(13 %)
Vitamin A0.7 mg(88 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E6.6 mg(55 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin2.5 mg(21 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate96 μg(32 %)
Pantothenic acid0.4 mg(7 %)
Biotin3.4 μg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.5 μg(17 %)
Vitamin C90 mg(95 %)
Potassium583 mg(15 %)
Calcium117 mg(12 %)
Magnesium58 mg(19 %)
Iron3.1 mg(21 %)
Iodine6 μg(3 %)
Zinc0.9 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids4 g
Uric acid50 mg
Cholesterol18 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 large Fennel bulb (about 18 ounces)
1 Red onion
1 small Organic orange
½ lemon
4 ounces Fennel salami (very thinly sliced)
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
salt
peppers
3 tablespoons cold-pressed olive oil
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Mandoline (or box grater), 1 Fine grater, 1 Whisk, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Shaved Fennel Salad preparation step 1

Rinse fennel, pat dry and trim core. Using a mandoline, shave fennel very thinly. (Alternately, use the slicing blades of a box grater.)

2.
Shaved Fennel Salad preparation step 2

Peel onion, halve and cut into paper-thin slices. Rinse orange in hot water and wipe dry. Finely grate zest of half the orange. 

3.
Shaved Fennel Salad preparation step 3

Squeeze juice from orange, reserving 2 tablespoons. Juice lemon, reserving 1 tablespoon.

4.
Shaved Fennel Salad preparation step 4

Layer fennel and onion slices with salami on a plate.

5.
Shaved Fennel Salad preparation step 5

In a bowl, whisk together orange and lemon juices, honey and mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Whisk in olive oil in a thin stream until emulsified. Drizzle dressing over fennel mixture and let stand for 10 minutes to allow flavors to develop before serving.