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Fennel and orange salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4
Dietary Vegetarian
From Return to Tuscany


  1. Cut off the tops of the fennel bulbs and slice thinly into rings. Place into a large bowl.

  2. Cut away the skin and pith from one orange and slice into circles 1cm/½in thick. Add to the fennel.

  3. Make the salad dressing by mixing the orange juice from half the orange, the lemon juice, an equal amount of olive oil and salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  4. Drizzle over the fennel and orange and serve.


  • 2 medium fennel bulbs
  • 1½ oranges
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

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