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  BITTER GREENS SALAD WITH PECANS AND WARM TOMATO VINAIGRETTE
 
  SERVINGS: 6
 

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: 15 mins

 

 

 
 
INGREDIENTS
 
Salad:
1/2 cup Fresh Gourmet® Honey Roasted Pecan Pieces
Fresh Gourmet Cheese & Garlic Premium Croutons
6 cups trimmed arugula
3 cups thinly sliced radicchio
3 cups thinly sliced escarole
Vinaigrette:
1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups diced, seeded plum tomato
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tsp dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
Remaining ingredient:
1/2 cup (2 oz) grated fresh parmesan cheese



  DIRECTIONS
 
To prepare salad, combine arugula, radicchio and escarole in a large bowl.

To prepare vinaigrette, heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Add shallots and garlic, cook 5 mins, stirring occasionally.

Add tomato, cook 2 mins, stirring frequently. Stir in vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and black pepper.

Reduce heat to low, cook 2 mins or until warm.

Drizzle warm vinaigrette over salad, toss gently to coat.

Place 1 cup salad on each of 9 salad plates, top each serving with about 2 1/2 tsp of cheese. Divide Fresh Gourmet Cheese & Garlic Premium Croutons and Fresh Gourmet® Honey Roasted Pecan Pieces evenly among salads.