The spices in this salad are like those in French gingerbread, or pain d'épice. If you make it with walnut oil, use walnuts; if you make it with hazelnut oil, use hazelnuts.

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey

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30 mins
Serves 6


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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Put walnuts in a pie pan. In another pie pan, toss bread with 1 tbsp. oil. Bake walnuts and bread, stirring occasionally, until walnuts are golden and croutons are golden and crisp, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool. Coarsely chop nuts.

  • Whisk remaining 3 tbsp. oil, the zest, orange juice, spices, and 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper in a large bowl. Toss gently with lettuce, frisée, apple, nuts, and croutons. Add more salt and pepper to taste if you like.

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  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

219 calories; calories from fat 73%; protein 4.3g; fat 18g; saturated fat 1.6g; carbohydrates 14g; fiber 3.9g; sodium 99mg.