A simple salad: Jack McCarthy’s Air-Dried Beef and Parmesan Salad

Jack McCarthy's air-dried beef in a simple saladWith such fantastic air-dried beef, there’s little need to gild the lily.


A simple salad

The freshest of salad leaves from your garden or Gairdín Eden
A few slices of Jack McCarthy‘s air-dried beef
Gabriel or Parmesan cheese
A small clove of garlic, crushed
A lemon
Good quality extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt, freshly ground black pepper

Wash and dry the salad leaves. Pile them into a bowl, with the slices of air-dried beef and thin shavings of cheese. Mix the crushed garlic clove with some lemon juice, then pour in enough olive oil to make a rich, tangy salad dressing. Season to taste, pour over the salad and toss well. Eat and savour.

Caroline

Caroline

Food writer. Broadcaster. Blogger. Author. Married to Eight Degrees Brewing. Member of the Irish Food Writers' Guild, founder of Irish Food Bloggers Association and co-author of Sláinte: The Complete Guide to Irish Craft Beer & Cider (New Island)

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