This new Zone™ Italian recipe is easy to prepare, delicious, and full of healthy ingredients. The salmon in this recipe has superb nutritional value; it’s a good source of lean protein and has the added bonus of containing nutritious omega-3 essential fatty acids. Full of the green leafy vegetable, arugula, and fresh fruit, this recipe provides fiber and nutrients to help keep you In the Zone™ Italian style.
This and all of our Italian recipes are from Dr. Daniela Morandi author of Il Bello Della ZONA, a Zone Italian cookbook. See below for Dr. Morandi’s biography.*
Carpaccio di Salmone e Semi di Sesamo
(Salmon Carpaccio with Sesame Seeds)
8 Block Meal
12 ounces smoked salmon
juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons chives, minced
1 head arugula, thinly sliced
2 cups diced pineapple rinsed/drained
1 tablespoon Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4 medium kiwi, sliced
Cut salmon into thin slices and place on a plate. Strain lemon juice and add salt, oil and chives. Pour the sauce onto the fish and let marinate in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. Divide arugula evenly between 2 serving plates. Place pineapple and kiwi on top of arugula. Sprinkle with the remaining marinade. Garnish with sesame seeds and chives.
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*Dr. Daniela Morandi is a Zone Consultant based in Milan, Italy that has collaborated with Dr. Barry Sears for the last seven years. She teamed up with Dr. Sears to write the Italian Cookbook, Il Bello Della Zona, from which we get the Italian recipes for our Zone emails. Dr. Morandi was trained by Dr. Sears in Zone technology and is an accomplished physician, educator, and public speaker.