Potato and arugula chiffonade
Serves : 4
Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 8 minutes
500 ml (2 cups) La Ratte potatoes (or any other variety), with or without peel, in wedges or diced, cooked
1 Vidalia onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
60 ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil
Pinch of Cayenne pepper
1 l (4 cups) arugula
Juice of 1 lemon or traditional balsamic
Extra virgin olive oil
Fresh ground black pepper
— In a skillet on medium heat, sauté potatoes, onion and garlic in olive oil. Season to taste and cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
— Place the potatoes in a large salad bowl, add arugula and lemon juice; toss delicately.
FINALE — Add a drizzle of olive oil and fresh ground black pepper.
TRICK — Ideal served with grilled sardines, tuna steak or any smoked fish. Replace the lemon juice with a balsamic vinegar and garnish with fresh goat cheese, grilled pine nuts, olives, sun dried tomatoes, artichokes, etc.
NOTE — For brunch, serve the chiffonade with soft-boiled eggs and lardons. You may also prepare this dish using Greek style potato leftovers.