Duck Breast, Green Bean, and Artichoke Salad

Preparation info
  • Makes


    main-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Duck Cookbook

By James Peterson

Published 2003

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Artichokes are a great foil for thin slices of sautéed duck breast, lightening the effect of the rich duck with their mild flavor and gentle texture. I add walnuts to take the study in contrasts a step farther. You can make this salad with artichoke hearts out of a jar, but because the brine in jarred artichokes is somewhat aggressive, I prefer fresh ones. There are three ways you can deal with fresh artichokes. You can cook the whole artichokes and serve them for dinner the night before, w