Roman-Style Puntarelle Salad

This classic Italian salad recipe makes ingenious use of puntarelle greens.

Ingredients:
1 head puntarelle, trimmed of root end and then with greens thinly sliced
4 anchovy filets
1 clove garlic, minced
6 tablespoons high-quality olive oil
3 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Place the puntarelle into a bowl of ice water and let sit for 1 hour.

2. Meanwhile, finely chop and smash anchovies and garlic to make a paste, then whisk in the olive oil and vinegar to make a smooth dressing. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Drain puntarelle and pat dry, then toss with dressing. Serve immediately.

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