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Everyday Simple Salad

Updated: Aug 4, 2020


lemon vinaigrette

  • 3 lemons zested and juiced

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • ⅔ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste


  • 3 hearts baby romaine, trimmed and leaves separated

  • 3 ounces quince paste, diced into 1/4 inch cubes

  • ⅔ cup chopped marcona almonds

  • 3 ounces manchego cheese, freshly grated


  1. For vinaigrette: Place lemon zest, juice, mustard, and honey into a large mixing bowl and whisk together. While whisking, pour oil, in a slow and steady stream until fully incorporated and blended together. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Top vinaigrette with romaine, cubed quince paste and half the almonds and toss together. Pour salad onto a large platter, into a single layer and sprinkle with remaining almonds.

  3. Grate cheese over salad, creating a blanket of manchego. Lightly season and serve.

NOTE: The recipes are a gift from Spoon Fork Bacon, a food blog by friends Jenny and Teri. To learn more about this dish, such as the necessary ingredients, please visithttps://www.spoonforkbacon.com/everyday-simple-side-salad/.

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