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Pomegranate Clementine Salad

Pomegranate Clementine Salad
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Apr 06, 2021

Serves 4 as a side dish

INGREDIENTS
For the salad
1 head radicchio, washed and dried
1 head Boston Bibb or butter lettuce, washed and dried
1 pomegranate
4 clementines

Vinaigrette
3 tablespoons (45 milliliters) balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 cup (125 milliliters) extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and pepper, to taste

METHOD
Salad
Core the radicchio and roughly chop it; place it in a large salad bowl. Tear the pieces of butter lettuce into bite-size pieces and toss it with the radicchio.
To seed the pomegranate, cut it into quarters. One quarter at a time, submerge them in a bowl of warm water and start releasing the seeds with your fingertips (the warm water helps the pith to loosen the seeds). As you do this, the seeds will fall to the bottom of the bowl of water, and the white membrane will float to the top (skim and discard as you go). Drain the water from the pomegranate seeds.
Peel the clementines and thinly slice them crosswise to create little wheels.
Sprinkle the lettuce with the pomegranate seeds and clementines and lightly toss.

Vinaigrette
In a medium bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar and the Dijon. Whisk in the olive oil in a slow and steady stream. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Either serve alongside the salad or toss with the salad right before serving.

Credits Assistant Stylist Sonja Konevich; Assistant Garry Belinsky; Thanks to Luke Regalbuto, Maggie Beth Levinger, Jordan Atanat and Molly Myerson

The Carousel thanks ‘kinfolk’ for this recipe

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