When in Rome: Mollie Ahlstrand, Ethiopian by birth, has adopted an Italian cooking style based on simple recipes and the freshest ingredients, as in this pungent salad of arugula and shaved Parmesan.
Servings: Serves 6
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound ' ' arugula (about 3 large bunches), washed and trimmed
  • 3 plum tomatoes , halved, seeded, and sliced
  • 2 ounces shaved Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Directions
    In a large bowl, whisk olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add arugula; toss to coat with dressing.

    Divide salad among 6 plates; top with tomato and Parmesan.


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