The salad in and of itself is OK. I did not like the dressing. It had no taste and was flat. I will not make again.
Autumn Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette
This recipe is similar to a salad Hunt traditionally serves at her annual gathering, using locally grown Asian pears and Macoun apples. Asian pears and Granny Smith apples (a good substitute for Macouns) are available at supermarkets.
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- Calories: 48
- Calories from fat: 60%
- Fat: 3.2g
- Saturated fat: 0.8g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
- Protein: 1g
- Carbohydrate: 4.7g
- Fiber: 1.4g
- Cholesterol: 2mg
- Iron: 0.4mg
- Sodium: 40mg
- Calcium: 19mg
- 2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Pinch of dried basil
- Pinch of ground red pepper
- 5 cups mixed salad greens
- 4 cups torn romaine lettuce
- 2 1/2 cups cubed Asian pear (about 1 large)
- 2 cups chopped Granny Smith apple (about 1 large)
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
- 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled goat cheese
- Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk.
- Combine salad greens, romaine lettuce, Asian pear, apple, and red onion in a large bowl. Drizzle with vinaigrette, and toss well to coat. Sprinkle with crumbled goat cheese.
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