Cinnamon Blue Cheese Salad

1
joeyjoan K

By
@chachi

This Salad is what my Husband is calling One of my best mistakes. It was Dinner time and once again I needed to make a salad.Looking around to see what I had I noticed the cinnamon buns that I had tried underline tried to make the day before,From that unsuccessful baking experince came This salad.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

SALAD

1/2
romaine lettuce head
1 medium
red onion sliced
1/4-1/2 lb
crumbled blue cheese
4
baby portobello mushrooms sliced

CINNAMON CROUTONS

2 Tbsp
butter
2 or 3 c
cinnamon bread or buns roughly cubed into med size pieces

SALAD DRESSING

1/2 c
rice vinegar
1/4 + c
sesame oil blend
1/4 c
olive oil
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/2 tsp
salt
1 or 2 Tbsp
honey

How to Make Cinnamon Blue Cheese Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1to make the salad prepare the lettuce making sure it is dry as possible,using a rough chop make lettuce into bite size pieces and place into a large bowl.
  • 2add in sliced onion and blue cheese and mushroom toss gently with your hands getting mixed into together. set a side.
  • 3in a heavy skillet melt the butter get the pan nice and hot but don't burn the butter.
  • 4Place cinnamon cubes in hot pan and swirling them around and flipping them over so all sides get lightly coated in the butter.
  • 5Spread cubes out evenly on pan surface and let them toast lightly on all sides sirring occasionally to accomplish this.
  • 6Remove from heat and set a side.
  • 7In a med bowl add rice vinegar,salt,pepper and 1 table spoon honey whisk together blending well
  • 8add in both oils and whisk vigorously blending it all together.
  • 9Taste the dressing if it is to tart add about a table spoon more of sesame oil blend and taste again if still tart add more honey until taste is right to you. This dressing should be mild, you should get a sense of the sesame and sweetness but it should not over power in any way.
  • 10PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER!
  • 11Place salad in individual bowls
  • 12Give dressing one last whisk and drizzle over each salad not to heavy just enough to lightly coat the salad.
  • 13Add a healthy hand full of croutons to each salad and serve

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About Cinnamon Blue Cheese Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Lettuce Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy