recipe of the week: prosciutto and orange salad

Summer is a time for fresh food.  This light salad will be sure to fill up your appetite and its super easy.  Its a great recipe to serve as a main dish or along side a fish or grilled chicken.  You can also impress your friends by making this incredibly simple dressing.

Prosciutto and Orange Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

{the goods}
Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
1/2 c olive oil
1/4 c white balsamic vinegar
1 Tbl honey
1/2 tsp coarse salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
Salad
5 oz mixed baby greens
2 med avocados, pitted, peeled, and sliced
2 med navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/4 lb prosciutto, torn into small pieces
1/2 c chopped walnuts

{let's get to cookin}
Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.  Place the mixed greens in a large bowl.  Add the avocados, oranges, prosciutto and walnuts, and toss with desired amount of the dressing.  Serve immediately.

I wish I had taken a picture of this!  My silly pregnant brain forgets to do these things sometimes.

From one of my favorite cookbooks, Peace Meals.

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sixteen sunbuckles: recipe of the week: prosciutto and orange salad

Thursday, June 14, 2012

recipe of the week: prosciutto and orange salad

Summer is a time for fresh food.  This light salad will be sure to fill up your appetite and its super easy.  Its a great recipe to serve as a main dish or along side a fish or grilled chicken.  You can also impress your friends by making this incredibly simple dressing.

Prosciutto and Orange Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

{the goods}
Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
1/2 c olive oil
1/4 c white balsamic vinegar
1 Tbl honey
1/2 tsp coarse salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
Salad
5 oz mixed baby greens
2 med avocados, pitted, peeled, and sliced
2 med navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/4 lb prosciutto, torn into small pieces
1/2 c chopped walnuts

{let's get to cookin}
Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.  Place the mixed greens in a large bowl.  Add the avocados, oranges, prosciutto and walnuts, and toss with desired amount of the dressing.  Serve immediately.

I wish I had taken a picture of this!  My silly pregnant brain forgets to do these things sometimes.

From one of my favorite cookbooks, Peace Meals.

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