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Issalata Ortobene

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From The Private Collection of Arcodoro and Sweet Myrtle & Bitter Honey

Salad of arugula, pears, ricotta salata, and walnuts

Serves 4

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2 pears
½ pound arugula, cleaned well and coarsely chopped
1 head Belgian endive, thinly sliced
¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon Fruttato Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup chopped walnuts
½ cup coarsely grated ricotta salata cheese
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

To Prepare:

Core the pears, leaving the skin on. Slice into thin rings. Lay pears on plates.

In a bowl, toss arugula and Belgian endive with ¼ cup Fruttato Olive Oil. Mound the mixture on
the pears.

Top salad with walnuts and ricotta salata. Season with salt and pepper to taste and drizzle with
remaining tablespoon of olive oil.

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