Apple Endive Salad

This recipe is presented as a salad, but you could also the ingredients more finely, and place with some crumbled cheese in the endive leaves, like filling little boats, for appetizers.

INGREDIENTS

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon orange juice

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • Dash of salt

  • ¼ cup almonds or pecans

  • 2 heads of endive, chopped

  • 1 cup arugula

  • 1 apple, sliced thin

  • ¼ cup dried cherries or cranberries

  • ¼ cup goat or feta cheese, crumbled

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. To make dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, juice and honey. Season with salt.

  2. In a small sauté pan, toast the almonds or pecans over medium heat. Allow to cool.

  3. Mix together the endive, arugula, apple and cherries (or cranberries) in a medium-size bowl. Toss with enough dressing to coat. Top with the pecans and goat cheese (optional).