Early Spring Salad

Arugula, Beets & Oranges with Walnut Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 handful fresh arugula leaves (cleaned and dried)
  • 1 Medium Chiogga beet (roasted or steamed and chopped)
  • 1 Navel or Cara Cara orange (peeled and sliced)
  • 2oz good quality Parmesan (shaved into pieces)
  • 1/4 cup Rattos Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Walnut Oil (available at Ratto's)
  • 1 Large lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tablespoon pickled apricots (available at Ratto's)
  • 1 Small handful of nuts (toasted and chopped (optional))
  • salt & pepper

Directions

Step 1
Using a food processor, make dressing by whirling together lemon juice, olive oil, walnut oil, and apricots, seasoning with salt & pepper.
Step 2
Layer arugula, beets, citrus, Parmesan and nuts, if using
Step 3
Dress and serve immediately

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