This is delicious, and barely a recipe. Chickweed is the flavor of summer; it tastes the way freshly shucked corn smells—raw and haylike. Substitution: Any mild green, such as lamb's lettuce will do. Terrific Green Salads

Mark Bittman
Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Jean-Georges Vongerichten
April 1997

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Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pour the lemon juice into a large bowl. Gradually whisk in the oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the chickweed, toss until evenly dressed and serve at once.

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Suggested Pairing

A light, snappy red with a peppery quality and oak-free finish like a French Sancerre Rouge would pair nicely.

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