This salad is a Calabrian speciality – part of the Christmas scene in the city of Cosenza. It’s certainly very unusual, definitely not heavy and the chilli will aid your digestion.
Wash and drain the leaves, dry very carefully and chop coarsely. Mix the leaves in a wide bowl, sprinkle with olive oil and scatter chopped garlic, chilli and salt all over it. Put a plate on top and a weight on top of the plate. Leave in a cool place to rest for 2-3 days before eating it.
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