Goat Cheese Arugula Salad with Walnuts and Peach Vinaigrette

by Chef Timothy Grandinetti, C.E.C

Goat Cheese Arugula Salad Ingredients

  • 6 ounces goat cheese
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup candied walnuts
  • salt
  • pepper

Candied Walnut Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • salt
  • pepper

Peach Walnut Vinaigrette Ingredients

Candied Walnut Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in cast iron skillet.
  2. Toast over medium heat for 14 to 15 minutes.
  3. Allow to cool.

Peach Walnut Vinaigrette Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk to emulsify.

Goat Cheese and Argula Salad Instructions

  1. Put salad greens in individual bowls.
  2. Add goat cheese and candied walnuts to top of greens.
  3. Top with Peach Walnut Vinaigrette.
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