Endive Salad with Herbed Goat Cheese

Endive Salad with Herbed Goat Cheese Image by: Endive Salad with Herbed Goat Cheese Author: Canadian Living

Herb-roasted goat cheese spread over croutes is tastier by far than just plain croutons. You can prepare the cheese, wash the greens and bake the croutes ahead so assembly takes just minutes.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2007

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons each chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons each chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon herbes de Provence
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 log (113 g) log goat cheese
  • 6 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 18 leaves belgian endive (about 1 large head)
Croutes:
  • 1 baguette
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Lemon Vinaigrette:
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch each salt
  • 1 pinch each pepper

Method

Croutes: Cut baguette into twelve 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices; rub 1 side of each with cut side of garlic. Brush with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake on baking sheet in 350?F (180?C) oven until crisp and light golden, about 8 minutes. Let cool. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Lemon Vinaigrette: In small bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

On waxed paper, combine chives, parsley and herbes de Provence; roll goat cheese in herb mixture to coat. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

In bowl, toss mixed greens with dressing; arrange on 6 plates. Top each with 3 Belgian endive leaves. Cut goat cheese into 6 slices; place 1 slice on each salad. Add 2 croutes to each plate.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 438 mg
  • Protein 9 g
  • Calories 292.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 27 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 41.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 19.0
  • Vitamin C 18.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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