Here’s a simple salad recipe that is sweet and tangy. It is a good start to a meal or a perfect side to meats or chicken.
If you feel like being creative, use whatever cheese you like. You can also change the dressing or use simple vinaigrette.
1 package (10 oz.) mixed salad greens
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1 package (4 oz.) crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup coarsely chopped toasted California walnuts
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
In a skillet over low heat, place the sugar and let it melt. Stir occasionally until it dissolves. Add the walnuts and make sure it is coated in sugar. Transfer it to baking sheet and let it cool.
In a small bowl, combine vinegar, honey and mustard in a small bowl. Whisk it and slowly add the olive oil.
In a bowl place the greens, cranberries, feta cheese and candied walnuts. Drizzle it with the dressing and toss well. Serve immediately or refrigerate.
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