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Walnut Beet Grapefruit And Endive Salad

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Ingredients
  Corn oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Garlic 24 Clove (120 gm), peeled
  Grapefruit 1 , freshly squeezed
  Lemon 1 , freshly squeezed
  Orange 1 , freshly squeezed
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Grapefruit zest 1 Tablespoon, finely grated
  Apple cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Belgian endive head 8 Ounce (2 nos.)
  Watercress 21 Ounce (3 bunches)
  Beets 1 1⁄2 Pound, cooked, peeled and cut into thin wedges
  Ruby grapefruit 3 , cut into sections
  Walnut halves 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), lightly toasted
  Walnut oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Garlic Oil : In a medium saucepan, heat the corn oil and garlic cloves over a medium heat for about 30 minutes.
2) Allow the oil to cool to room temperature, then strain both oil and garlic; keep aside.

MAKING
3) Grapefruit & Sherry Vinaigrette : In a small pan, stir the citrus juices and sugar together over a medium-high heat.
4) Bring to a boil, then simmer until the liquid has reduced to 2 tablespoons; allow to cool.
5) Stir in the grapefruit zest and both the vinegars.
6) Whisk in the olive oil and 1/4 cup of the reserved garlic oil; blend thoroughly.
7) Season with the salt and pepper to taste.

FINALIZING
8) Salad : Arrange endive leaves on a plate in a square like Lincoln logs.
9) Place the watercress loosely in the center of the endives.
10) Top the watercress with beets and grapefruit sections and drizzle with 3/4 cup of the vinaigrette.
11) Sprinkle the toasted walnut halves all over the salad.

SERVING
12) Drizzle the Walnut Beet Grapefruit and Endive Salad with walnut oil and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Endive
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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