Fennel & Almond Salad

Fennel & Almond Salad
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Fennel & Almond Salad

This is a hardy salad that is so fresh, it feels light. You can easily add a grilled protein and make it a meal.
Course: Beginnings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Salad
Servings: 8


  • 5 medium fennel bulbs reserve fronds
  • 1/2 cup Flat Leaf Parsley rough chopped
  • 1/4 cup Marcona Almonds, salted chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely grated pecorino romano
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. fine sea salt
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste


  • Trim and core the fennel bulbs. Reserve the fronds and chop about 1/2 cup for salad.Slice the fennel, thinly, crosswise. Rough chop the flat leaf parsley. It's okay if a few stems are in there.
  • To make the dressing, put the lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl or jar and slowly drizzle in the olive oil, while whisking. Then whisk in the mustard. Adjust seasoning and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Just before serving, toss together fennel with fronds, parsley, almonds and pecorino cheese.Toss with desired amount of dressing and serve immediately.

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