Pikes Place Market Salad Recipe

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Pikes Place Market Salad

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

This recipe is from the Pike Place Market and was featured in Cooking Light.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

WALNUTS

1 Tbsp
sugar
3 Tbsp
walnuts, coarsely chopped
cooking spray

DRESSING

1/2 c
apple cider
3 Tbsp
water
1/4 tsp
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
shallots, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
champagne vinegar
1/8 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
black pepper, freshly ground

SALAD

8 c
herb salad mix
2 c
berries or pitted cherries
1/4 c
blue cheese, crumbled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To prepare nuts, place sugar in a small skillet over medium heat; cook 90 seconds or until sugar dissolves, stirring as needed so sugar dissolves evenly and doesn't burn. Reduce heat; stir in walnuts. Cook over low heat 30 seconds or until golden. Spread mixture onto foil coated with cooking spray. Cool completely; break into small pieces.
2
To prepare dressing, place cider in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 2 tablespoons (about 5 minutes). Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl; add to pan. Bring cider mixture to a boil, stirring constantly; cook 30 seconds. Remove from heat. Stir in shallots, vinegar, salt, and pepper; let cool.
3
To prepare salad, place salad mix in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to coat. Divide evenly among 4 plates; top with berries, cheese, and walnuts. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy