Shaved Fennel Apple Salad

Shaved Fennel Apple Salad

Fennel’s powerful anise flavor is balanced by crisp apple matchsticks in this refreshing salad. A dressing of lemon juice, olive oil and crushed chili flakes can be easily adapted to include your favorite fresh herb, or spice it up to please all palates by providing a choice of parsley, mint and tarragon at the table. This recipe comes to us from Basia of Mediterraneanista.

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tart apple, peeled, cored and sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 fennel bulb, shaved on a mandoline or sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • or
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
  • or
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped

Whisk the lemon juice, olive oil, salt and red pepper flakes together in a small bowl.

Place the apple matchsticks and sliced fennel in a large bowl. Toss with the chopped parsley, mint or tarragon.

Coat the salad with the lemon dressing to taste and enjoy!

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Nutrition Information

Shaved Fennel Apple Salad

Servings per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories:  101

Calories from Fat:  62

Total Fat:  6.9g

Saturated Fat:  .9g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  178.5mg

Potassium:  319.7mg

Carbohydrates:  10.6g

Dietary Fiber:  2.8g

Protein:  .9g

Sugars:  4g

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