Butter Lettuce Salad with Apples, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese

By November 26, 2010Uncategorized

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1 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons minced shallots

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon (or 1/4 teaspoon dried)
1/4 teaspoon each: salt, pepper
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 head butter leaf lettuce
2 apples
4 ounces blue cheese

1/2 cup walnut pieces, lightly toasted

In a medium-size bowl, whisk lemon juice with honey, mustard, shallots, tarragon, salt and pepper. While whisking, slowly drizzle in oil. Set dressing aside. Separate leaves of lettuce. Wash well and pat or spin dry. Arrange leaves on a platter or individual salad plates. Leaving skin on, thinly slice apples; arrange apples over lettuce. Crumble cheese over salad and sprinkle with walnuts. Drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately. Adapted from www.cooksrecipes.com.

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