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Insalata di Limone (Lemon Salad)

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 people
Calories 64 kcal


  • 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


  1. 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.

  2. 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.