Anise Salad with Lemon and Basil
Anise has a licorice taste which goes well with basil and lemon.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 2 large anise bulbs
- 2 Tbsp. olive oil
- 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme
- ⅛ tsp. salt
- ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
- 3 Tbsp. sunflower seeds
- 8 fresh basil leaves
- Trim ends from anise bulbs and remove outer layer. Remove the large tough fronds and discard. Cut the bulb into quarters lengthwise, then into thin strips.
- Combine olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, salt, and pepper in a salad bowl. Add sliced anise bulb and toss to coat.
- Add sunflower seeds and basil and serve immediately.