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Red Leaf, Radish, Cucumber and Pine Nut Salad (Serves 4)
courtesy of Gourmet, Andrea Albin

Just two additions—citrus zest in the dressing and toasted pine nuts—transform this simple salad into something memorable.



Ingredients
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon grated orange zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 large head red-leaf lettuce (1 pound), torn into pieces
1 cucumber, sliced into thin wedges
6 radishes, cut into thin wedges
1/4 cup pine nuts (about 1 ounce), toasted


Method
  1. Whisk together oil, zests, juices, a rounded 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl until salt has dissolved.
  2. Add lettuce and radishes and toss. Serve topped with pine nuts.






 
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