Goat cheese ball salad with walnuts and crispy smoked bacon
Appetizers, Vegetables and Fruits
Mesclun salad dressed with a cider vinegar dressing, accompanied by goat cheese balls rolled in walnuts and crispy bacon smoked with applewood.
IngredientsRecipe for 4 persons
For the salad
For the garnish
For the dressing
Preparation time: 30 min
Preheat your four at 425 °F
- General preparation
Roast the walnuts in the oven for 8 minutes. Once the nuts cooled down, chop them finely. Cut the piece of bacon in lardons and cut the cherry tomatoes into quarters.
- Preparation of the garnish
Cut the goat cheese into small pieces about 1.5 cm square. Form balls by rolling them in your hands, then roll them in nuts crush. In a skillet, fry bacon until crisp. Drain and transfer to paper towels.
- Preparation of the dressing
Whisk the vinegar with mustard and a pinch of salt. Stir the oils to create a mesh uniform dressing.
- To serve
At the last moment, mix the mesclun, tomatoes, bacon and dressing. Adjust the seasoning. On your plate, place a serving of mixed salad, garnish with goat cheese ball.
Ask your butcher to cut you slices of thick bacon lardons to be plump.