Pomegranate, Walnut and Radicchio salad with Clementine Vinaigrette

Here is a fresh and flavorful salad to brighten up the dreariest of winter days.

Pomegranate, Walnut and Clementine salad

  • One small head radicchio (Italian chicory), chopped (about 3 cups or 100g)
  • 1 bunch watercress (about 3 cups or 60 g)
  • Seeds from 1 pomegranate
  • 3 clementines, segmented (instructions here)
  • 3/4 cup (75 g) walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 2 oz (50 g) Parmesan at room temperature, shaved into curls with a vegetable peeler

Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl and dress with the orange vinaigrette.

Clementine Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 c good quality extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp orange (or clementine) juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate juice (optional)
  • 1 tsp grated clementine rind
  • 1 shallot, finely minced (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Whisk together all ingredients until well combined. Dress the salad and serve immediately.

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