Winter Greens Salad with White Balsamic Vinegar

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This simple salad has a lovely warm dressing with a touch of sweetness from the balsamic vinegar and honey. Nuts add a welcome crunch.

Tags: Intermediate, 30 mins, Side Dishes, Salads, Vegetables, Cheese, Fry
Serves: 6
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 10  minutes
Cooking time: 10  minutes
Total: 20  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1/4 cup finely chopped shallots (about 2)
1/2 cup PC Splendido Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Cold Pressed
1/4 cup PC Splendido White Condiment With Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
3 tbsp (45 mL) PC Organics Pure Honey
1/4 tsp salt
6 cups (1.5 L) PC Organics Field Greens Salad Mix
1/4 cup PC Splendido Parmigiano Reggiano
1/4 cup (50 mL) pine nuts

Instructions

  1. In small frying pan, cook pine nuts over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often, or until golden and fragrant. Set aside to cool.
  2. In small saucepan, combine shallots and oil. Heat over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until shallots are softened but not coloured. Remove from heat. Whisk in vinegar, honey and salt.
  3. In large bowl, toss greens with pine nuts. Measure out 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the warm dressing. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Save remaining dressing for another use. Serve salad immediately, sprinkled with cheese.

Chef's Tips

Store remaining dressing in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutritional Information

Per scant 1 cup (250 mL):
Calories 120 Cal
Fat 10 g
Sodium 70 mg
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fibre 0 g
Protein 3 g