Warm Goat Cheese and Pancetta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

1
Jamie Brown-Miller

By
@JKMillerinc

I love this salad because it's just SO decadent and goes perfectly with a glass of wine!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    romaine lettuce leaves, chopped
  • 2 c
    mixed greens, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    herbed goat cheese
  • 1/2 c
    pancetta, diced
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 c
    focaccia bread cubes
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 4 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1/4 c
    red wine
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil

How to Make Warm Goat Cheese and Pancetta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  1. Toss romaine and mixed greens in a large salad bowl and refrigerate until ready to use. Crumble goat cheese into a medium bowl filled with the bread crumbs, tossing to coat. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter on medium heat in a large skillet and toss bread cubes, salt and pepper to coat. Cook on medium-high heat for three to five minutes or until cubes have become golden brown croutons. Remove from heat.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, mustard and wine. Add olive oil, a little at a time, until completely blended. Set aside.
  4. Cook the pancetta in the same pan on medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until edges brow. Remove to a paper towel. Add the coated goat cheese to the pan and shake the pan until cheese has been browned on all sides, about one to two minutes. Remove to a paper towel.
  5. Toss lettuce with the dressing, coating evenly. Add the croutons and pancetta and toss again. Add the goat cheese and serve immediately.

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About Warm Goat Cheese and Pancetta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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