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Farm Fresh Salad With Brie Croutons

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A recipe courtesy of US Food Service and Beyond the Plate. This salad is bursting full of flavor from the strawberries, toasted walnuts, raspberry vinegarette and crispy goat cheese and brie croutons. And it's all about presentation right? Check out what USF does for the visual appeal.
Ingredients
  Brie cheese 4 Ounce, cut into 2-inch cubes
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (liquid eggs)
  Goat cheese 4 Ounce, cut into 2-inch cubes
  Mesclun 3 Cup (48 tbs), washed (or mixed salad greens)
  Raspberry 1 Cup (16 tbs), washed
  Strawberries 1 Cup (16 tbs), washed
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cucumber 2 Large, thinly sliced (Using the vegetable cutter)
  Clover honey 3 Tablespoon (Leveled) (For the dressing)
  Dijon mustard 3 Tablespoon (For the dressing)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon (For the dressing)
  Raspberry vinegar 1 Tablespoon (For the dressing)
  Salt 4 Pinch (For the dressing)
  Cracked black pepper 4 Pinch (For the dressing)
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Thinly slice the cucumbers.

MAKING
2. To make the cheese croutons dip the brie and goat cheese in the flour, egg bath and bread crumbs respectively.
3.Deep fry them and keep aside.
4.Toast the walnuts at 350 degrees. Keep them aside.

FINALIZING
5.For making the raspberry vinaigrette dressing combine Clover honey, Dijon mustard,extra virgin olive oil,Raspberry vinegar and season with salt and pepper.
6. To make the cucumber mold, on a serving plate place the cucumber slice and roll it nicely .
7.In another bowl mix the salad leaves, raspberry,strawberries,walnuts and pour the dressing on top.Toss well.
8. Spoon this mixture in the cucumber cup.

SERVING
9.Serve with fried goat cheese and brie croutons with a drizzle of the dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Assembled
Dish: 
Salad, Brie
Interest: 
Gourmet
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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