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Dried Fruit Salad > recipe October 29, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Food Recipes.
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Ingredients:
1 cup dried dates
1 cup dried apricots
½ cup yellow raisins
1 cup walnuts
1 bag mixed baby greens
1 and 1/2 cups red wine vinegar
2 shallots peeled
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp dried thyme
3 tbsp honey
2 cups of canola oil
salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup grated white soft cheese, like ricotta insalata or parmigiano reggiano

Method:
Dice the dates and apricots. Set aside in a bowl with the raisins and walnuts.
To make the vinaigrette: blend together vinegars, shallots, mustard, thyme and honey in a food processor or blender. Once it’s blended, add oil with motor running. Blend until emulisified. Reserve.
To assemble; put the greens in the bowl with the fruit and nuts, dress with vinaigrette and toss to cover. Distribute evenly among plates and top with cheese.

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