Arugula and Les Frères Salad with a Lavender Honey and Lemon Vinaigrette

 

Arugula and Les Frères Salad with a Lavender Honey and Lemon Vinaigrette
 
Say hello to spring with a scrumptious salad. Spicy greens and rich cheese compliment the sweet and tangy vinaigrette, with lavender to tie it all together.
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 pound arugula leaves, stems removed and washed
  • ¼ cup hazelnuts, toasted
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoons lavender honey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Les Frères, cut into four wedges
  • Lavender Flowers for garnish
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Place hazelnuts on a baking sheet and toast in oven for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil and add lemon mixture.
  5. Place arugula in a large bowl. Add oil mixture slowly, adding just enough to coat the leaves. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. On 4 salad plates, place wedge of Les Frères; gently layer the arugula on the plate into a tall tower. Sprinkle with crushed hazelnuts and lavender flowers.
Arugula Salad with Lavender Honey and Lemon

 

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