Salad is a good idea for a first course to introduce your lamb and the heavier dishes to come. This salad — with the fresh sliced strawberries, paper-thin fennel, and peppery arugula — is a also a celebration of spring's harvest. The unexpected pairing of juicy strawberries and crunchy fennel makes it a much more appealing, satisfying salad. Add on the toasted pine nuts and sharp, salty Pecorino Romano cheese shaved into thin strips and even salad scoffers will change their stance, if they can spare a moment between eager bites.
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