A Composed Salad

Green Beans, Potato, Corn, Fennel, and Radish

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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This is the kind of salad that can make a complete and satisfying meal, especially if you add a toasted baguette and butter. It’s a great meal to serve on hot summer nights when you don’t want to heat up the kitchen right before dinner (the beans, potatoes, and corn do need cooking, but they can be boiled, grilled, or roasted ahead of time). The potato and beans give it heft, the fennel and radish a peppery aromatic freshness, the corn sweetness. You can cut the fennel and radish by hand, b