Wednesday, July 15, 2009

The Recipe: Balsamic Almond & Feta Mixed Green Salad


150 grams fresh Almonds
1 Tbsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Honey
2 Tbsp Water
1 Tbsp Butter

Turn oven to 350. Melt everything on stove top except almonds in cast iron pan and reduce to syrup, add almonds and coat. Once almonds are coated, place pan in oven and cook for about 10-20 minutes making sure to toss frequently and ensure they do not burn.


¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
One Tbsp Honey
Half bulb Roasted Garlic
¼ juice of a Lemon
½ cup Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to taste

Turn oven to 375F and place garlic clove wrapped in tin foil drizzled with olive and salt pepper, cook for 45 minutes to an hour until soft, remove and let cool. In a bowl whisk together all ingredients excluding olive oil. Drizzle olive oil and whisk in. Taste and adjust as needed.

When ready to serve, mix together:
Mixed Greens
Crumbled Feta Cheese
Canned Pears (cut to desirable size)

Serve with German Riesling Kabinett and enjoy!

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