Apricot, Bleu Cheese, and Pecan Salad

About: Everything needs a garnish. Let's talk food! Follow me on Twitter: @garnishgirl

Intro: Apricot, Bleu Cheese, and Pecan Salad

For a seasonal cook, apricots are a trademark of a spring farmer's market. Soft orange and blush, the fruits beg to be paired with cheeses. Combined with bleu and goat cheese in a savory or sweet dish, their natural sweetness shines. Balsamic brings out their hint of tang. In a savory salad, they go nicely with arugula, spinach, and their similar cousin, prunes.

Apricot, Bleu Cheese, and Pecan Salad

serves 2

Ingredients

1/2 cup arugula

1/2 cup spinach

3 apricots

5 dried prunes, sliced

3 tablespoons bleu cheese

2 tablespoons goat cheese

3 tablespoons chopped pecans

2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

1. Arrange the greens on a plate. Place the apricots and prunes on the greens. Sprinkle the cheese and chopped pecans over the fruit. Drizzle with balsamic and olive oil. Serve.

Share

    Recommendations

    • Audio Contest 2018

      Audio Contest 2018
    • Halloween Contest 2018

      Halloween Contest 2018
    • Tiny Home Contest

      Tiny Home Contest

    3 Discussions

    0
    None
    sunshiine

    4 years ago on Introduction

    We have green apricots on the tree now. I might try this in a couple of weeks. Thanks for sharing.

    sunshiine