Frisée is a member of the chicory family often used in mesclun salad mixes. Buy bunches with crisp leaves and no signs of wilting. Use all of the leaves except the core.
1/2 (12-oz.) package kosher beef salami slices
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium-size red onion, sliced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp. sherry vinegar
2 teaspoons whole grain mustard
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
4 bunches frisée, torn*
1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved
How to Make It
Cut kosher beef salami slices into 1/4-inch strips.
Cook salami strips in hot olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat 5 to 10 minutes or until crispy. Remove salami with a slotted spoon, reserving remaining oil in skillet. Drain salami pieces on paper towels.
Sauté onion and garlic in reserved hot oil 2 minutes. Stir in vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper; cook 1 minute.
Place frisée and grape tomato halves in a large bowl, and drizzle with vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with crispy salami pieces, and serve immediately.
*2 bunches curly endive may be substituted for frisée.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Hebrew National Kosher Beef Salami.