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Rocket and Radicchio Salad

Serves 6

6 cups wild or cultivated rocket, washed and spun dry.

1 large radicchio (rossa di Treviso preferably), rinsed and spun dry and finely shredded.

Up to half a cup of drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil, thinly sliced.

2 Tbs lemon juice

1/4 cup good virgin olive oil

1/2 cup slivered almonds, lightly toasted

Optional: 1 cup of smoked mozzarella cheese, cut into 1 cm cubes

Combine the rocket, radicchio and tomatoes in a serving bowl. salt the salad and drizzle with the olive oil and the lemon juice. Toss and then add the almonds and cheese and toss again.

From "Italian Country Cooking-The Secrets of Cucina Povera" by Loukie Werle, Metro Books publisher.