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Goat Cheese Spring Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

4
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This easy spring salad is perfect for a light, satisfying lunch.

Ingredients

Fresh lemon juice

2 tbsp(s)

Garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), medium, minced

Dried plain breadcrumbs

¼ tbsp(s)

Uncooked shallot(s)

¾ medium, or 1 small shallot, finely chopped

Dijon mustard

2 tbsp(s)

Fresh parsley

1 tbsp(s), fresh, chopped

Olive oil

2 tsp(s)

Soft-type goat cheese

4 oz, cut crosswise into 4 pieces

Egg white(s)

1 egg white(s), large, whisked

Boston lettuce

2 head(s), torn

Uncooked radicchio

1½ cup(s), leaves

Fresh cherry tomato(es)

10 medium, sliced in half

Yellow pepper(s)

1 medium, sliced

Instructions

  1. To make vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, shallots, garlic, Dijon mustard, parsley and oil; set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Roll goat cheese into balls and then flatten into patties. Place egg whites and bread crumbs in separate small bowls. Dip goat cheese pieces into egg white, then dredge in bread crumbs; transfer to a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
  3. While goat cheese is baking, in a large bowl toss lettuce, radicchio, peppers and tomatoes with vinaigrette.
  4. Divide salad among 4 plates and arrange goat cheese on top. Serve immediately. Yields about 1 cup salad and 1 piece goat cheese per serving.