Salad of Mâche, Blood Orange, and Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 484
Daily Value: 24%
Servings: 2

High-Fiber, Low-Sodium
Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free, Egg-Free, Milk-Free, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free
Fat41g63%
Saturated6g28%
Carbs29g10%
Fiber6g24%
Sugars22g0%
Protein4g8%
Sodium86mg4%
Calcium129mg13%
Magnesium40mg10%
Potassium713mg20%
Iron2mg13%
Zinc0mg3%
Vitamin A5001IU100%
Vitamin C111mg185%
Thiamin (B1)0mg15%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg9%
Niacin (B3)1mg5%
Vitamin B60mg11%
Folic Acid (B9)160µg40%
Vitamin E6mg32%
Vitamin K165µg207%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated30g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated4g0%
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Mache salad
Ryan Benyi/ryanbenyi.com

In winter months, I love to use all the fresh citrus fruits available in the market. Blood orange is a favorite of mine for their nice acidity and dramatic color. The ricotta salata adds a great saltiness that helps balance out the blood orange and Balsamic.

Pairs well with a light, crisp white, like Sancerre or Pinot Grigio.

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INGREDIENTS

For the dressing:

  • Zest of 1 blood orange
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons blood orange juice
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1-2 turns of freshly ground black pepper

For the salad:

  • 4-6 cups fresh mâche, also known as lamb’s lettuce
  • 2 blood oranges, segmented and any pits removed
  • Ricotta salata, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

For the dressing:

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl, gently whisking to combine.

For the salad:

Place the greens in a large bowl. Drizzle vinaigrette around the edge, 1 tablespoon at a time, until it’s dressed to your taste. Gently toss with your hands, taking care to not over-dress or crush the leaves.

Grate ricotta salata on top, and garnish with blood orange segments.

Recipe Details

Servings: 2

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This is great.

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