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Apple, Endive and Stilton Salad Recipe

December 17th, 2012 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. For vinaigrette

  2. 2tablespoonswhite wine vinegar
  3. 1tablespoonred wine vinegar
  4. 1/2teaspoonDijon mustard
  5. 1/4teaspoonsugar
  6. 2tablespoonsextra-virgin olive oil
  7. 1smallshallot, minced
  8. 1/8teaspoonsalt
  9. fresh ground black pepper
  10. For salad

  11. 2tablespoonsunsalted butter
  12. 1cupwalnuts, chopped coarse
  13. 1/2teaspoonsugar
  14. 2largeBelgian endive
  15. 2granny smith apples
  16. 1/2cupStilton cheese, crumbled
  17. 2tablespoons chopped freshtarragon leaves
  18. fresh ground pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Make vinaigrette:.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together vinegars, mustard, and sugar.
  3. Add oil in a stream, whisking, and whisk vinaigrette until emulsified.
  4. Stir in shallot, salt and black pepper.
  5. In a small saucepan melt butter over moderate heat and add walnuts and sugar.
  6. Cook walnuts, stirring, until golden, about 2 minutes, and transfer to a bowl.
  7. Cut endives lengthwise into julienne strips.
  8. Halve and core apples and cut into julienne strips.
  9. In a large bowl combine endives, apples, walnuts, Stilton, tarragon, and vinaigrette, tossing gently, and season with salt and white pepper.

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