Recipe: Winter Green Salad with Green Apples and Vinaigrette


Winter Green Salad with Apples and Vinaigrette
Winter Green Salad with Apples and Vinaigrette, Courtesy: http://www.foodnetwork.com

Bobby Flay (Food Network) offers up this recipe for a new variation on a traditional tossed green salad. With a mix of salad greens, celery, and apples, you’ll guests will be “green” with envy!

Ingredients:
1 small head escarole, torn into bite-sized pieces
1 Belgian endive, leaves separated
1 celery stalk, cut on the diagonal into thin slices
1 small Granny Smith apple, halved cored and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon finely diced shallot
¼ cup olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Combine greens, celery, and apples in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together both vinegars and the shallot.
  3. Slowly whisk in the oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Toss the salad ingredients with some of the vinaigrette.
  5. Garnish with shaved Parmigiano.

Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:

  • Consider adding glazed walnuts for an extra crunch!

Yield: 2 servings

Adapted From: foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay

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