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Smoked Almond and Goat Cheese Salad

Smoked Almond and Goat Cheese Salad


  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

This smoked almond and goat cheese salad pairs colorful and flavorful ingredients for a stunning meal with a simple homemade shallot dressing.


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Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 lb. fresh baby spinach and/or spring mix
  • 3 tbs. fresh parsley
  • 3/4 cup crushed smoked almonds (about 10 pulses in a food processor)
  • 4 oz. crumbled goat cheese

Dressing

  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 tbs. honey
  • 2 tbs. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 4 tbs. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. fresh rosemary
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Saute shallot with 1 tbs. olive oil. Add 1 tbs. honey. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Transfer to a small bowl and whisk together the vinegar, mustard, and rosemary. Add olive oil and whisk again.
  3. Combine the spinach/spring mix and parsley. Add the dressing and toss to coat.
  4. Plate the spinach mixture on plates. Top with crushed almonds and goat cheese.
  • Category: Lunch
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: goat cheese salad, healthy salad recipe, smoked almond recipe