Pear Frisée Salad with Candied Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Pear Frisée Salad with Candied Walnuts and Goat Cheese
Pear Frisée Salad with Candied Walnuts and Goat Cheese
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    A bed of curly, crunchy, slightly bitter frisée is the perfect counter to fresh pears, tangy dressy and sweet candied walnuts in this elegant first course.

    Ingredients

    • Frisée Salad
    • 8 oz frisée, trimmed and torn into bite-size pieces
    • 2 pears (I like Anjou), peeled, cored, halved and very thinly sliced
    • 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled
    • Candied walnuts (recipe follows)
    • Candied Walnuts
    • 8 oz walnut halves
    • 1 egg white
    • 2 tsp water
    • ½ cup sugar
    • ½ tsp ground cardamom
    • 1 tsp kosher salt
    • Sherry Vinaigrette
    • 2 Tbsp sherry vinegar
    • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
    • 1½ tsp sugar
    • ½ tsp kosher salt
    • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
    • ? cup extra virgin olive oil

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1248 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 115 g 177.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 89.69%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 35 mg 11.81%
    • Sodium: 709 mg 29.56%
    • Calcium: 109 mg 10.93%
    • Potassium: 124 mg 3.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 27.87%
    • Sugar: 39 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 14 g
    • Vitamin A 0.16%
    • Vitamin C 2.71%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat22
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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