Salad of mache and beets

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Shallots, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Red-Wine Vinegar
2 tablespoons Cranberry Juice Cocktail, or water
1 tablespoon Whole-Grain Mustard
2 tablespoons Extrac Vigin Olive Oil
\N \N Salt And Pepper, to taste
6 smalls Cooked Beets, Peeled, cut into thin sticks
1 \N Hard-Cooked Egg, peeled
9 cups Mache (Lamb's Lettuce), or Boston Lettuce

In small bowl, whisk together shallots, vinegar, cranberry juice or water, and mustard. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season to teaste with salt and pepper. Pour half of the dressing into a separate bowl and set aside.

Marinate beets in the remaining dressing for at least 1 hour and up to 6 hours.

Just before serving, use a rubber spatula to pres egg through a coarse strainer into a small bowl. Toss the reserved dressing with the lettuce.

Arange on 6 salad plates. Divide the marinated beets over the lettuce and gardnish with some of the sieved egg and black pepper.

NOTES : Copied from March/April Eating Well magazine Recipe by: Lori Varela <lvarela@...> Posted to EAT-L Digest by shade <liveoak@...> on Jul 5, 1997

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