April 18, 2014

Refreshing Salad Recipe

As a side salad or a fruit-filled main course, this recipe pairs perfectly with KORBEL® Blanc de Noirs and warm weather.

Apple-and-Cranberry Salad

½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup KORBEL Blanc de Noirs 1 package baby lettuces or spring mix 1 Gala or Fuji apple, diced ½ cup sugared pecans ¼ small red onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup mild goat cheese, crumbled Reconstitute dried cranberries in champagne until plump. Toss all ingredients except goat cheese together. Crumble goat cheese over each serving. Top with Champagne Vinaigrette.*

*Champagne Vinaigrette

3 egg yolks Juice of ½ lemon 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 ½ teaspoon cracked pepper 3 ounces champagne vinegar ¼ cup KORBEL Blanc de Noirs 1 teaspoon salt 1 dash Tabasco® sauce 1 dash Worcestershire sauce ⅓ cup chopped parsley 2 cups olive oil Whisk all ingredients except oil together. Drizzle in oil slowly, whisking to emulsify.