Spiced Orange Salad with Goat Cheese and Glazed Pecans

Spiced Orange Salad with Goat Cheese and Glazed Pecans Recipe
Oxmoor House
This is a favorite first course for holiday dinner parties. We often substitute Gorgonzola for goat cheese and top the oranges with sliced fresh strawberries.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes


6 large navel oranges
6 cups watercress
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
1 (3.5-oz.) package roasted-and-glazed pecan pieces


Peel oranges, and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange watercress on a serving platter; top with orange slices. Whisk together canola oil and next 5 ingredients; drizzle over salad. Sprinkle with goat cheese and pecans.

December 2011
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