Crudités for summer time


Here we are with the warmest week of the year! For somebody this is the most awaited week, because finally holidays arrive. Perhaps we would like to cook and it would be better to find easy and simple things to prepare. We would like to suggest a recipe “Cruditès with cold sauce” taken from the book of Antonia Polese.

Ingredients: 10-15 cherry tomatoes, 2 carrots, 2 heads Belgian endive, 1 red pepper, 1 yellow pepper, 2 fennels, 4 or 5 stalks of celery, other seasonal vegetables

Mustard vinaigrette: 100 ml extra virgin olive oil, 15 g mustard powder or cream, 3 o 4 tablespoons white wine vinegar, salt and pepper

Yogurt sauce: 125 g whole milk yogurt, 100 g soft cheese, ½ spring onion, chopped and covered in milk, 3 tablespoons extravergin olive oil, 3-4 basil leaves, salt and pepper

How to prepare:

Wash and dry the tomatoes and place them at the center of the dish along with the sauces. Wash all the vegetables, cut them into stripes and place them around the cherry tomatoes and sauces. Fo the mustard vinaigrette, emulsify together all the ingredients. Fo the yogurt sauce, drein the chopped spring onion, add it to the other ingredients and mix throughlly.


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