Community Recipe: Insalata Barba Di Frate


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The beard of a Monk. An Italian spring salad. Serves 2.


  • 1 g crowfoot plantain
  • 3 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp fine salted capers
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 g lemon
  • 2 g stalks of parsley
  • 2 g stalks of basil
  • 1 g pinch of chili and salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp sliced almonds
make the dressing

Step 1

Make The Dressing

toast the almonds in a dry pan and set aside. Chop parsley and basil and wash the capers.Mix oil and vinegar and half a lemon juice with the spices

monk´s beard

Step 2

Monk´s Beard

Chop off the brown stem and wash the veg thoroghly. Melt the butter in a pan and toss in the wet veg and cook for 5-7 min on medium heat. Drench with lemon juice. Mix with the dressing. Add the tomatoes


Step 3


get the salad on a plate and sprinkle the almonds on top. Serve with some lemon slices

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