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Insalata of bitter leaves, lentils, onion and pecorino

Where bright and bitter flavours unite.
Insalata of bitter leaves, lentils,  onion and pecorinoChris Chen

This salad is packed with bright and bitter flavour. It makes a perfect light lunch, or a side for a rich braise or a grilled piece of fish.



1.Cook lentils in boiling water until tender (20 minutes). Drain well and cool.
2.Meanwhile, combine red onion, vinegar and a large pinch of salt in a large bowl, toss to combine and leave for 10 minutes to soften.
3.Add oil, witlof, mint and cooled lentils to the onion and toss gently to combine. Transfer to plates, top with pecorino, drizzle with oil and season to taste to serve.

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