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Mixed Greens With Potato Croutons And Tarragon Dressing

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Ingredients
For potato croutons
  Red bell pepper 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), very thinly sliced
  White onion 1 Small, very thinly sliced
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Fennel seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Seasoned salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1 Dash
  Yellow finn potatoes/Idaho potatoes 1 Pound, scrubbed
For tarragon dressing
  Raspberry vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shallot 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh tarragon 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Gourmet salad greens/Mixed salad greens such as romaine, arugula, watercress, mache 9 Cup (144 tbs)
  Goat cheese 3 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400 ° F.
2. Take 2 cookie sheets and rub them with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Keep aside until used.

MAKING
3. In a medium bowl, mix red pepper, vinegar, rest of the olive oil, onion, fennel seeds, ground red pepper, and salt thoroughly.
4. Using an adjustable blade slicer or hand, thinly slice the potatoes and add to the red pepper mixture. Toss for even flavoring.
5. Spread the seasoned potatoes on prepared cookie sheets.
6. Place the cookie sheets in the oven and bake them for 30 minutes or until the potatoes turn crispy with browned edges, turning halfway through.

FINALIZING
7. In a medium bowl, whisk all the ingredients for dressing thoroughly until the honey dissolves.
8. Add 1/3 cup of the dressing to the mixed greens and toss well.
9. Divide the greens into 6 equal portions and spread on salad plates. Top each of these salad plates with ½ teaspoon crumbled goat cheese.
9. Garnish the mixed greens with equal portions of the baked potato croutons.

SERVING
10. Serve immediately with rest of the dressing passed in a small bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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