You are here

Warm Goat Cheese Salad

This traditional Provencal salad is great served for lunch or after the meal as the cheese course. You can use any of your favorite salad greens to change it up a bit. Flavored olive oil such as lemon or roasted garlic to drizzle on the toasts will add another flavor dimension to this marvelous salad!
Ingredients
  Extra virgin olive oil 6 Tablespoon (for the vinaigrette)
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon (for the vinaigrette)
  Shallot 1 Medium, finely chopped (for the vinaigrette)
  Romaine 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Radishes 2 Medium
  Baguette 8 Slices
  Goat cheese 8 Ounce, sliced
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Beefsteak tomatoes 2 Large, finely chopped
  Bacon 2 Tablespoon, cooked crisp and slivered
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  French mustard 1 Teaspoon (for the vinaigrette)
  Garlic clove 1 Small, minced (for the vinaigrette)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Wash and chop the Romaine.
2.Thinly slice the tomatoes and radish.

MAKING
3. In a cup, whisk together the oil and vinegar. Add mustard, salt, pepper, garlic and shallot. Mix well.
4.In a large bowl mix romaine along with the radishes and toss with the dressing.
5.Toast the slices of baguette
6.Spread the goat cheese on the toasts then sprinkle them with the oregano.
6.Place goat cheese toasts under broiler for about 2 minutes until cheese is warmed.
7.Top the sliced tomatoes with the dressed salad and drizzle with olive oil.

SERVING
8.Serve two toasts on each plate sprinkled with chopped bacon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Provencal
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Dish: 
Dressing, Salad
Ingredient: 
Goat Cheese
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
3.95
Average: 4 (2 votes)