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GRILLED FENNEL, ARTICHOKE AND FIG SALAD

Last updated on 18 October 2016

GRILLED FENNEL, ARTICHOKE AND FIG SALAD

These easy, summer recipes are ideal when you’re having friends over

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 large fennel bulbs
  • 125ml good quality olive oil, plus extra for frying
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 10 fresh figs
  • 300g jar marinated artichokes
  • black pepper, to taste

TO SERVE:

  • Parmesan shavings

METHOD

  • Cut the tops off the fennel and chop the bulbs into eight pieces. On the stove, heat some of the olive oil in a griddle pan and fry the fennel until browned with charred grill marks.
  • Mix the lemon juice, Parmesan and remaining olive oil. Place half in a bowl and add the grilled fennel.
  • Reserve the rest of the dressing.
  • Rinse and quarter the figs, and the artichokes and arrange them on a platter or wooden board with the grilled fennel.

To serve: drizzle the remaining Parmesan, lemon and olive oil mixture over the top and finish off with black pepper, to taste and garnish with Parmesan shavings.
(This recipe serves 8–10 people)

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