Salad aux Coquillettes Recipe

Salad aux Coquillettes Recipe

Ingredients: Serves 4

225 g/8 oz/2 cups pasta shells
1 mouli (Japanese white radish), peeled and cut into 5 mm/0.25 in cubes
1 bunch of radishes, sliced
1/4 cucumber, cut into 5 mm/0.25 in cubes

1 garlic clove, chopped
1 tomato, skinned, seeded and chopped
30 ml/2 tbsp walnut oil
15 ml/1 tbsp wine vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

8 lettuce leaves or Chinese leaves (stem lettuce)
4 black olives, stoned (pitted)
2 tangerines, peeled and segmented

Method:

Cook the pasta shells in boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain, rinse in cold water until cold, then drain again. Combine the pasta, mouli, radishes and cucumber in a salad bowl. Blend the garlic, tomato, oil and vinegar in a blender or food processor. Add to the salad, season with salt and pepper and toss well. Line individual serving plates with lettuce or Chinese leaves and pile the salad on top. Garnish with olives and tangerine segments.

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