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Mixed Field Greens with Goat Cheese and Niçoise Olive Vinaigrette

Mixed Field Greens with Goat Cheese and Niçoise Olive Vinaigrette

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The creamy sweetness of the goat cheese in this salad is a nice balance to the olive vinaigrette and the peppery watercress.  It's simple, sophisticated and really delicious.

serves 8 people

Ingredients

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  • 1

    cup Swanson® Beef Broth or Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth

  • 1/2

    cup olive oil

  • 1/4

    cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1/4

    cup finely chopped pitted niçoise or Greek olives

  • 2

    tablespoons minced shallot

  • 1

    teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

  • to taste Freshly ground black pepper

  • 12

    cups spring salad mixwith radicchio

  • 2

    cups watercress

  • 1

    cup thinly sliced red bell pepperstrips

  • 1

    cup crumbled goat cheese(about 4 ounces)

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How to Make It

Heat the broth in a 1-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low.  Cook until the broth is reduced to 1/2 cup. Beat the broth, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, olives, shallots and mustard in a medium bowl with a fork or whisk.  Season with the black pepper.  Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until serving time. Toss the spring mix, watercress, red pepper and goat cheese in a large serving bowl.  Cover and refrigerate until serving time. Serve with the dressing.
Step 1

Heat the broth in a 1-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low.  Cook until the broth is reduced to 1/2 cup.

Step 2

Beat the broth, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, olives, shallots and mustard in a medium bowl with a fork or whisk.  Season with the black pepper.  Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until serving time.

Step 3

Toss the spring mix, watercress, red pepper and goat cheese in a large serving bowl.  Cover and refrigerate until serving time. Serve with the dressing.

Recipe Tips

  • Easy Substitution: Substitute crumbled feta cheese for the goat cheese.
  • Cooking for a Crowd: This recipe may be doubled.
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Ratings & Reviews

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  • China M.

    April 16, 2007

    Mixed Field Greens with Goat Cheese and Niçoise Olive Vinaigrette

    This was excellent with a medium rare rib eye as the main course.

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