Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese



Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

  • Gluten Free

  • PRESENTATION

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese is a summer dish that combines ingredients and flavors that are apparently very different between the freshness of the zucchini and cucumber is combined with the sweetness of the watermelon, which is balanced by the pungent note of the spring onion. An original fruit and vegetable carpaccio that is completed by delicately savor red shrimps and the decisive flavor of taleggio P.D.O., the famous cheese from Lombardy. Easy and quick to prepare, raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese is ideal served as a starter or single dish: a delicious idea for those hotter days!

    INGREDIENTS

    Taleggio cheese

    7
    oz
    (200 g)
    – P.D.O.

    Watermelon

    17
    oz
    (500 g)
    – (already cleaned)

    Shrimps

    14
    oz
    (400 g)
    – red (to be cleaned)

    Zucchini

    7
    oz
    (200 g)
    – (already cleaned)

    Cucumbers

    7
    oz
    (200 g)

    Red spring onions

    1
    oz
    (50 g)
    – (already cleaned)

    Extra virgin olive oil

    to taste

    Fine salt

    to taste

    Black pepper

    to taste

    Preparation

    How to prepare Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    To make raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese, start by cutting the watermelon into slices 1; remove the rind and cut into triangles that are roughly 1.2 inches at the base 2. Leave the watermelon to one side and clean the shrimps: remove the head, the tail, the shell and the black string on the back 3.

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    Thoroughly heat a non-stick pan with a drizzle of oil, add the shrimps 4 and brown them for a few seconds on both sides 5. Remove the shrimps from the pan and leave them to one side 6.

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    Now prepare the vegetables: wash and thinly slice the zucchini with a mandoline slicer 7 8, then thinly slice the cucumber without removing the skin 9.

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    Peel and thinly slice the onion too 10. Lastly, cut the Taleggio P.D.O. cheese into slices 11 and then into cubes roughly 0.4 inches in size 12.

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    You are ready to assemble the dish: add the watermelon triangles 13, the cucumbers 14 and the zucchini 15.

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    Now add the onion rings 16, the blanched shrimps 17 and the Taleggio P.D.O. cubes. 18.

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and taleggio cheese

    Lastly, season with a drizzle of oil 19, a pinch of salt and pepper 20. Your raw vegetables, shrimps and Taleggio cheese is ready to be served 21!

    Storage

    Raw vegetables, shrimps and Taleggio cheese can be stored in the refrigerator for one day at most, in a sealed container.

    Tips

    You can enrich the raw vegetables, shrimps and Taleggio cheese with other ingredients of your choice, or flavor them with fresh herbs, like basil or marjoram!

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