Spring Greens Salad with Lemon Honey Dressing

Air Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2018
NC Ingredients: 
Honey, Spinach, Goat Cheese, Pear, Pecans

Description

Salad

Ingredients

   
Zest of 1 lemon
   
Juice of 1 lemon
2 T
honey
2 T
Mustard
1⁄2 c
olive oil
1 lb
spinach
3 oz
goat cheese
1  
pear, thinly sliced
1⁄4 c
pecans, roasted
   
Salt and pepper
   
Candied orange peel (optional)
   
Radicchio (optional)

Instructions

To make dressing: Place lemon zest, juice, honey and mustard into a bowl and whisk together. Slowly add the olive oil and whisk until blended.

 

To make salad: Put sliced pears in dressing and coat. Place spinach, goat cheese and pecans in a bowl. Put pears on top. Pour remaining dressing over salad.

 

Candied orange peel: with a vegetable peeler, peel the rind of one orange into strips. In a small pot, heat 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar on low. Add orange peel and simmer for 45 minutes on low. Remove peel from liquid and allow to cool. Slice into thin strips to add to salad.

Notes

Lisa’s Notes: This recipe comes from the March 2016 Outreach NC magazine and was created by Chef Rhett Morris. Simple, elegant and uses lots of ingredients from North Carolina.