• Servings 4
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cuisine
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Fennel Pear and Parmesan Salad

This quick salad is stunningly delicious and beautiful.


  • 2 bulbs of fennel
  • 2 ripe pears
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 to 3 oz  chunk of Parmesan cheese shaved
  • Ripe black olives cut in half for garnish


    • Remove the feathery tops from the fennel and roughly chop. Set them aside.
    • Remove the tough core from the fennel bulbs then slice them into wafer thin slices.
    • Arrange artfully on a serving platter.
    • Halve the pears and remove the cores, then thinly slice.
    • Arrange the pears over the fennel.
    • Season liberally with fresh cracked black pepper and drizzle with olive oil.
    • Using a  sharp vegetable peeler, shave the Parmesan over the salad.
    • Garnish with the chopped fennel fronds and black olives.



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