Mixed Green Salad with Apple and Smoked Cheddar
A plateful of refreshing salad that has mixed greens, apples, and smoked cheddar tossed with a red wine vinegar and olive oil vinaigrette.
olive oil, extra-virgin
red wine vinegar
salt and black pepper
freshly minced, small clove
fuji or gala, thinly sliced
soy beans (edamame), or chick peas, cooked
halved and thinly sliced
mixed salad greens
well washed and dry
coarsley chopped, toasted, and tossed with 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup
smoked or extra sharp, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
In a small bowl, add all the dressing ingredients together, and whisk until well mixed. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, add the apple, celery, soy beans (edamame) or chick peas, and radishes.
Pour ⅔ of the dressing over, and toss until well coated.
In a large mixing bowl, gently toss the mixed greens with the remaining vinaigrette until evenly coated.
Divide the greens among two serving plates.
Place equal amount of apple-celery-edamame mixture on top of the greens.
Sprinkle with cheddar and walnuts.