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Warm Apple and Goat Cheese Salad

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons or raspberry vinegar red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 small clove minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 cored and separated into leaves Belgian endives
  • 1 bunch washed, or spinach watercress
  • 1 sliced Granny Smith apple
  • 4 oz small log mild goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

Using a glass jar with a tight lid, combine the vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper, and shake well to blend. Add the oil and parsley and shake.

On four plates, arrange the endive leaves like spokes around each plate. Arrange the watercress or spinach in the center. Preheat the broiler, and arrange the sliced apples slightly overlapping in 4 fan shapes, place in broiler pan. Cut the cheese into 4 slices and top each apple fan with slices of cheese. Broil until golden for approximately 5 minutes. Using a spatula, carefully place the apple slices and cheese on top of the endive. Drizzle the dressing over the salads and sprinkle with walnuts.