Green salad with plums, goat cheese and walnuts

Green salad with plums, goat cheese and walnuts

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Photo: Louise Savoy

Green salad with plums, goat cheese and walnuts

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 7 minutes

6 servings

READ: Plum peach chutney with curry and honey

Ingredients

orange vinaigrette

  • 1 C. Dijon mustard
  • 1 C. honey
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Orange juice
  • 1/2 orange, finely grated zest
  • 4 tbsp tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (see note)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 125 g (1 1/4 cups) walnut halves
  • 3-5 plums, sliced
  • 2 to 2.5 liters (8 to 10 cups) arugula and lettuce or mesclun
  • 125 g aged goat cheese, coarsely chopped

READ: Upside down plum cake

instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 175°C (350°F).
  2. To make the vinaigrette: Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Spread the nuts on a baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 7-8 minutes.
  4. Place the plums, arugula and lettuce in a salad bowl. Tear off large leaves as needed. Drizzle the dressing over the vinaigrette, toss to combine and divide among 6 bowls. Sprinkle each serving with crumbled goat cheese and walnuts. Serve immediately.

Note: Part of the olive oil can be replaced with walnut oil.

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