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By JMS2013

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Mixed Green Salad with Pecans, Goat Cheese, & Honey Mustard Vinaigrette 1 Picture
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Servings 8

  • DRESSING:
  • 4 ounces pecans, whole
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound mixed salad greens, including fresh baby spinach
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into 1-2 inch thin slices

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This delicious salad features mixed greens with pecans and goat cheese, tossed with a sweet mustard vinaigrette

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  • 4 cups firm Bosc pears, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
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  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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  • 1/3 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
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  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Ginger, Ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon Sea Salt from McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder
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  • 2 tablespoons water
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  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
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  • Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Grape tomatoes, halved
  • Bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Danish Blue Cheese, crumbled
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
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  • FOR THE SALAD:
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  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
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  • LEMON BASIL DRESSING:
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  • 1/2 cup croutons
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
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  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
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  • 1/4 teaspoon Compliments Ground Cayenne Pepper (1 mL)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Compliments Ground Nutmeg (1 mL)
  • 2 teaspoons water (10 mL)
  • 1 teaspoon honey (5 mL)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (1 mL)
  • 1 egg, white only
  • 1 1/2 cups Compliments Walnut Halves (375 mL)
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  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper (1 mL)
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  • DRESSING:
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  • 1 head radicchio, cut in half lengthwise
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  • 1 beet, grated
  • 6 radishes, shaved
  • 1 head butter lettuce, torn into bite sized pieces
  • 1 small bunch mustard greens, shredded
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  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
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  • Oregano, chopped
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  • 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
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  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
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  • Juice from one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (9-10 ounce) package fresh spinach
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  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and sliced
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
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  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives, halved
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
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  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
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