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Insalata di Limone
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Insalata di Limone (Lemon Salad)

A refreshing combination of thinly sliced lemons, fresh mint, fruity olive oil, and red pepper give this salad surprising depth and complexity.
Course Salad, Sauces + Condiments
Cuisine Italian
Keyword lemon, meyer lemon, mint
Prep Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 64kcal


  • 6 organic lemons Meyer or variegated
  • 1 handful fresh mint leaves torn
  • 1 tsp peperoncino or red pepper flakes
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil high-quality
  • sea salt


  • Halve the lemons lenghtwise and slice into paper-thin half-moons, about an 1/8-inch-thick or thinner. Discard any seeds. Stack the slices and cut into thirds.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the lemons, half of the mint, the peperoncino, and the olive oil. Season with salt and toss well. Set aside to marinate for at least 1 hour. Serve garnished with the remaining mint.


Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 127IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Iron: 1mg