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My Favorite Winter Salad: Radicchio Salad

November 28, 2010

Now that Thanksgiving is over, I want something light, healthy and flavorful. Radicchio Salad, with Walnuts and Pomegranates, is a wonderful combination of radicchio, romaine, arugula, apples, walnuts, pomegranate seeds and cranberries. Feel free to use whatever greens you have on hand, and be sure to mix them for color, flavor and texture. If you haven’t tried radicchio before, you should. It’s a red-leafed salad green that is slightly bitter. It can also be grilled or sauteed, but I love it in this salad. Add cooked turkey, chicken, pork or shrimp for a main dish salad.

Radicchio Salad with Walnuts and Pomegranates

Prep: 25 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Ingredients
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon honey
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 head radicchio, cored and finely chopped
2 cup chopped romaine lettuce
1/2 cup chopped arugula leaves
1 Fuji apple, diced
1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup fresh pomegranate seeds
1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat Blue cheese (goat cheese may be substituted)
Preparation
1. Whisk together vinegar and next 4 ingredients; set aside.

2. Combine radicchio, romaine, arugula, apples, walnuts, cranberries and pomegranate seeds in a large salad bowl. Top Blue cheese and toss with dressing.




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15 Responses to “My Favorite Winter Salad: Radicchio Salad”
December, 07 2010at 02:28 pm
I can't wait to try this!!
Anna says:
November, 28 2010at 12:54 pm
This sounds great! I'm always looking for new salad recipes since we tend to get into bagged salad with Ranch dressing ruts. I'll try it this week. I've never put pomegranate seeds on a salad, so this will be fun to serve.
Melissa says:
November, 29 2010at 09:24 am
This looks fabulous! Wonderful combination
Carol says:
November, 29 2010at 09:26 am
This looks like the perfect Christmas eve salad!
Tracy says:
November, 29 2010at 09:56 am
I love the look of this salad. So festive!
Barara says:
November, 29 2010at 11:14 am
I am going to make this tonight and add cooked chicken to it! Looks so healthy and delicious
November, 29 2010at 11:53 am
Girl, I could just dive right into that super fresh holiday salad. Looks great, love pomegranate!
November, 29 2010at 01:20 pm
Love the simplicity of all your recipes Alison!
November, 30 2010at 11:16 pm
This salad looks like right up my alley. Still got pomegranate and happened to buy recently apple cider vinegar, what are the chances, must be faith!! Looks so healthy good!! Shulie
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