Fennel and Apple Chopped Salad

From Deep-Dish Pizza

Why This Recipe Works

To prevent the cut-up produce in our chopped salad recipe from exuding moisture, we turned to techniques like seeding the cucumbers and quartering the cherry tomatoes before salting them to expose more surface area to the salt. An assertive...

Why This Recipe Works

To prevent the cut-up produce in our chopped salad recipe from exuding moisture, we turned to techniques like seeding the cucumbers and quartering the cherry tomatoes before salting them to expose more surface area to the salt. An assertive combination of equal parts oil and vinegar delivered the bright acidic flavor we were looking for in our dressing for our chopped salad recipe. Briefly marinating the other ingredients in the dressing delivered an additional flavor boost.

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Deep-Dish PizzaSeason 11, Ep. 1119

Venturing to Chicago for the real deal, we return to the test kitchen to make our own pie worthy of its namesake, as well as a chopped-salad accompaniment.