A question about a recipe: Roasted Onion Salad with Arugula and Walnut Salsa

I have a question about the recipe "Roasted Onion Salad with Arugula and Walnut Salsa" from Marian Bull. Is the garlic meant to be chopped? If so, how small?

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Dawne M. November 26, 2014
According to another adapted version of this Ottolenghi recipe, you process the all of the salsa ingredients in a food processor until the garlic is finely chopped. I would say it's up to your discretion, finely chop the garlic and mix with the rest of the ingredients or process it in a food processor.
 
Nancy November 26, 2014
agree with Dawne, it's your choice. But/and I find that chopping garlic finely on a board with salt gives a lovely paste and great dispersal of flavor in a sauce.
 
Sarah H. November 26, 2014
You don't happen to have a link to that recipe, do you? Thanks for the help.
 
Dawne M. November 26, 2014
Hi Sarah, the link I found was here: http://inmybowl.com/2014/11/06/roasted-red-onion-salad-cherry-pepper-walnut-salsa/
 
bigpan November 26, 2014
Since the directions do no specify any method I would chop small, then smear with the flat of your chefs knife on a bed (pinch) of salt and mix in. Unless of course you love to bite into chunks of raw garlic, then chop accordingly.
 
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