Mixed Greens with Cranberries, Goat Cheese & Walnuts

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Mixed Greens with Cranberries, Goat Cheese & Walnuts
  • 6 ServingsServings

Ingredients

Salad:

  • 9 cup mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup soft goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped

Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (the juice from one lemon)
  • 2 tablespoon 100% cranberry juice
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 4 tablespoon soft mild-flavored goat cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Preparation

FOR THE VINAIGRETTE -

  1. Combine in a blender the lemon juice, cranberry juice, honey, goat cheese, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth, then, with the motor running, gradually add in the olive oil.
  2. The vinaigrette can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

FOR THE SALAD -

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Toast chopped walnuts on a shallow baking dish for 8-10 minutes.
  3. A few minutes before you want to serve the salad, in a large serving bowl toss the greens with the vinaigrette. Garnish with the cranberries, toasted walnuts, and crumbled goat cheese.

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