Blue cheese salad Recipe

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serves:

4

Cost:

not

Total Time:

00:00

Prep:

00:00

Cooking:

00:00

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 380 kCal 19%
Fat 23g 33%
  -  Saturates 10g 50%

A simple salad recipe with a French twist, this blue cheese salad is perfect for a quick and easy lunch or a light evening meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 small baguette, cut into 20 slices
  • About 200g (7oz) mixed salad leaves, including radicchio and frisée
  • 150g (5oz) St Agur cheese
  • (Roquefort would taste just as good in this salad both are available from supermarkets or your local cheese shop)
  • 30g (1oz) chopped toasted walnuts
  • For the dressing
  • 1tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3tbsp extravirgin olive oil

Method

  • Set the grill to hot. Toast the slices of baguette. Cool a few minutes. Meanwhile, make the dressing: whisk all the ingredients together. Arrange salad leaves on a plate.

  • Roughly spread a little cheese on to the toast with a fork. Tuck the cheesy baguette slices into the salad leaves. Scatter with walnuts and spoon the dressing over. (Not suitable for freezing).

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Top Tip

<strong>Woman's Weekly cookery editor Sue McMahon says:</strong> Auvergne cheese is best eaten at room temperature, so take it out of the fridge an hour before serving.