Nutty Goat Cheese and Apple Ring Salad

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Salad
Nutty Goat Cheese and Apple Ring Salad

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Thinly sliced green apples on a plate with endive and a nut crusted goat cheese ring

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
20min
Prep
25min
Total

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Description

Creamy and tangy walnut-encrusted goat cheese and crisp Granny Smith apple, dressed with a white balsamic vinaigrette, make a winning combo.

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Servings and Ingredients

Ingredients
Serves 4
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¼ c.Hy-Vee Select extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp.aged white balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee honey
1 tsp.Hy-Vee Dijon mustard
Hy-Vee kosher salt and Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste
½ c.Hy-Vee walnuts
4 oz.log goat cheese (chevre), sliced into 4 pieces
4medium Granny Smith apples
¼ c.Hy-Vee dried cranberries
1 bunch(es)Belgian endive

Directions

  1. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, honey and mustard. Season to taste with salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet, toast the walnuts until golden. Cool. In a food processor, pulse walnuts until coarsely chopped.
  3. Form pieces of goat cheese into 2-1/2-inch round patties. Coat cheese rounds with cooled walnuts, pressing walnuts into cheese if necessary.
  4. Core apples. Using a sharp knife, slice apples crosswise into 1/8-inch-thick slices.
  5. To serve, stack apple slices on plate with endive and drizzle with prepared dressing. Top with cranberries and serve with walnut-covered goat cheese rounds.

Nutrition facts

Servings

450 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 31g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 180mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Protein: 9g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 10%
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Vitamin C 15%
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Iron 6%
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Calcium 10%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Spring 2014.