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Chopped Vegetable Salad

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Ingredients
For mustard vinaigrette :
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Almond oil/Safflower oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  White pepper To Taste
For salad
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Artichoke hearts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Diced green beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced radicchio 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh corn kernels 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peeled seeded chopped tomato 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced avocado 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 4 Teaspoon, finely grated
  Mixed salad greens 1 Cup (16 tbs), torn into bite-size pieces
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Mustard Vinaigrette : In a small bowl, whisk the mustard and vinegar together with a wire whisk.
2) Gradually whisk in the oils.
3) Season with salt and white pepper to taste.

MAKING
4) Salad: In a small skillet, heat the olive oil over a medium heat.
5) Season the artichokes with salt and white pepper.
6) Saute for about 3 minutes until tender-crisp.
7) Transfer the artichokes to a large bowl and keep aside.
8) In a pot of boiling salted water, cook the beans and carrots until tender-crisp.
9) Then immediately immerse into cold water, drain and add to the artichokes.
10) Then add the radicchio, corn, red onion and celery.
11) Just before serving, add the tomato and avocado.
12) Toss the vegetables with about 2/3 of the vinaigrette and the Parmesan cheese.
13) Taste and adjust the seasonings to taste.
14) Then toss the remaining vinaigrette with the salad greens.

SERVING
15) Equally place the salad greens on 4 salad plates, top with the vegetables and serve the Chopped Vegetable Salad immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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