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360 Rocket Salad

Courses: Salads
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Salad
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozWalnut pieces
4 cups 64g / 2.3ozArugula - (tightly packed)
1/2 cup 15g / 0.5ozCrumbled Gorgonzola cheese
1   Granny Smith apple - cored, and thinly sliced
1/2 cup 118mlApple Cider Dressing - see below
  Apple Cider Dressing
1/2 cup 118mlWalnut oil
1/2 cup 118mlApple cider vinegar
2 cups 292g / 10ozShallots - chopped (large)
4   Garlic cloves - chopped
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlCalvados or other apple brandy

Recipe Instructions

For the Apple Cider Dressing: Combine oil, vinegar, shallots, garlic and salt and pepper to taste in jar or bowl. Add Calvados and shake in jar or whisk well in bowl. (Makes 1 1/4 cups)

For the Salad: Toast walnuts on baking sheet at 350 degrees until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Combine walnuts, arugula, cheese and apple slices in large salad bowl. Toss with dressing and serve.

Dietary Information:

Each serving: 254 calories; 213 mg sodium; 8 mg cholesterol; 23 grams fat; 9 grams carbohydrates; 6 grams protein; 1.05 grams fiber.

Source:
"The Los Angeles Times, 02-16-2000"

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