Friday, December 2, 2011

Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

It's officially summer here which means its BBQ and salad season.  There's nothing worse than having the oven on when it's 40 degrees outside!.   Even thought it's been cold the past few days i'm still in salad mode.

I LOVE this Goat Cheese Salad (as I call it), and we have it very often in the summer.

Here's what you need:

Mixed greens
Goat Cheese
Dried Cranberries
Walnuts, Pecans OR Almonds
Balsamic Dressing (Paul Newmans)

If you're in a rush (like I usually am), then buy a bag of mixed greens.  Already washed and ready - even better!

Throw in your nuts (whichever you choose), Dried Cranberries, & Goat Cheese

Then splash on your Balsamic dressing, toss and serve next to your fav dish!.  In my case it was my homemade Lasagna :)

Ok, so I haven't mastered the art of making it look pretty on the plate!.  But it tastes good!

I saw this salad the other day on A Turtles Life for Me and it looks delicious too!.  However, I have never seen those dried up onions here in Australia.  

What are some of your favorite Salads?



Rochelle said...

This looks yummy!! I am a new follower and look forward to Tag-Along Thursday blog hop!! Great blog! :)

Danyiel said...

So odd to see your Facebook post about the ornaments then to read this post about it being "officially Summer".

Ashley Marie said...

dang skippy!

I am TOTALLY making this tomorrow for my beau! I have no idea how on EARTH I completely forgot about goat cheese and spinach and the epic awesomeness of them being combined!? Thanks for the reminder!

(and for the follow)

Natalie said...

No way!! This is my absolute favorite salad ever!! I make it the exact same way except I add thinly sliced pear too! So good! Thanks again for linking up my BBQ Chicken Salad!

Katie Boatright said...

um, yes please. I love this kinda salad. Looks like I need to go to the store.

Yummy Mummy said...

Yum, these are my favorite ingredients!

Hannah Rebekah said...

WOW! That sounds really good! Lately I have been eating salads everyday, and this recipe i want to try!

Heather MacLeod said...

For another twist, try swapping the pecans out for toasted pine nuts! Mmmmm! :)
The lasagna looks really about sharing that recipe? :o)

Meig Heyburn said...

I love Paul Newman's salad dressings. I use them for lots of cooking recipes. Including the one I posted here:

I also cook chicken breasts in the balsamic and serve with pasta. YUM.

Carsedra said...

This looks yummy! I needed this for lunch today!!

Carsedra of:

Natalie said...

Oh my gosh, I LOVE this salad, too! My husband and I eat it year round (guess what was for dinner last night??), but we're lucky enough to live in a pretty mild climate.

Enjoy your summer!

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