Piquillo Pepper, Serrano Ham, and Artichoke Salad
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- 1/2 cup(s) walnuts
- 2 cup(s) water
- 2 cup(s) sauvignon blanc
- 2 strips lemon zest
- 2 clove(s) garlic smashed
- 1 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
- 1 bay leaf
- 8 baby artichokes
- 2 tablespoon(s) sherry vinegar
- ground black pepper
- 4 ounce(s) baby spinach or arugula loosely packed
- 1 head(s) frisee chopped
- 5 large piquillo peppers cut into 1/2 wide strips
- 3 small spring onions thinly sliced
- 1/3 cup(s) extra virgin olive oil
- 2 ounce(s) serrano ham sliced and torn
- Preheat the over to 400. Spread the nuts out on a baking sheet and bake for 5 - 7 minutes, until slightly browned.
- Combine the water, wine, lemon zest, 1 clove garlic, 1 t. salt, and bay leaf in a large saucepan. Cut the stems away from the artichokes. Cut off one-third of the tops, and remove the tough outer leaves to get to the pale yellow-green centers. Add to the saucepan, cover with a small plate to keep submerged and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and cook on a low simmer for 15 minutes, until tender when pierced in the center with a knife. Remove from heat and let cool in liquid.
- While the artichokes are cooling, combine the vinegar and the remaining clove of garlic in a small bowl. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Let sit for 20 minutes.
- Drain the artichokes and cut into quarters. Put in a large bowl and add the nuts, spinach, frisee, peppers, and spring onions. Remove the garlic from the vinegar mixture and discard. Whisk the olive oil into the vinegar mixture in a slow, steady stream. Pour over the salad and toss to coat evenly. Arrange the ham over the salad and serve.
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