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Mixed Leaf Salad With Roasted Walnuts And Roquefort

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Ingredients
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Parsley 2 Teaspoon, minced
  Pepper 1 Tablespoon, freshly ground (as required)
  Mixed salad greens 4 Cup (64 tbs) (such as arugula, radicchio, chicory (curly endive) and red leaf lettuce)
  Roquefort cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), crumbled
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 275°.
2) In a baking sheet, spread the walnuts.
3) In a small bowl, add the vinegar, mustard and salt to combine. Gradually pour in olive oil and continue whisking until blended. Add parsley and season with pepper to taste. Place aside.

MAKING
4) Place the baking sheet inside oven to roast for 45 minutes, until fragrant and golden.
5) Bring out and allow the walnuts to cool.
6) In a large bowl, place the salad greens, roasted walnuts, and Roquefort. Toss by drizzling the vinaigrette.

SERVING
7) In 2 salad plates, divide the salad evenly and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Endive
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 488 Calories from Fat 413

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.4%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g36.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.8 mg6.3%

Sodium 576.6 mg24%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 10 g20.7%

Vitamin A 41.7% Vitamin C 51.3%

Calcium 18.9% Iron 9.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mixed Leaf Salad With Roasted Walnuts And Roquefort Recipe