Makes 2 entrée-sized servings.
Total Time: 30 min
4 cups salad greens
1/2 onion, peeled, sliced into 1/8 inch circles (each slice is separated into many smaller circles).
1/2 cup walnuts
2 oz goat cheese (any flavor desired)
2 apples, washed, peeled if desired, cored, & sliced into thin (1/4 inch) crescent-shaped wedges
Using a medium or large mixing bowl (at least 2 QT capacity), toss the greens in ¼ cup of dressing (See recipe for Honey Lemon Dressing). Divide tossed greens into 2 entrée-sized plates or bowls. Top with remaining ingredients. *Optional decorating tips: Make an apple pinwheel on top of the salad (see photo). Sprinkle with sliced cranberries (fresh, frozen, or dried).
Honey Lemon Dressing
Sweet and tangy. Healthy too!
Makes 1 cup.
1 lemon, juiced (Cut in half, lengthwise. While holding one half of the lemon at an angle over a pint-sized jar, press citrus reamer or spoon into pulp and twist. Repeat with second half. Extract seeds with a fork). *May substitute ¼ cup prepared lemon juice.
2 Tb honey
1 Tb warm water
½ cup olive oil
1 tsp dried herbs (oregano, dill, basil, tarragon, marjoram etc.)
1 tsp onion powder (may substitute minced onion)
1 tsp salt
Pepper to taste
Add all ingredients into pint-sized glass jar. Whisk ingredients with fork until honey is dissolved. Affix lid to jar and shake vigorously before serving. Store in the refrigerator.
By Amanda Barnum