Green Salad with Brown Butter Walnut Vinaigrette

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
Save Recipe

Ingredients

1 cup walnut halves or pieces

2 tablespoons butter 

5 tablespoons olive oil 

2 cloves garlic, smashed 

1 sprig fresh rosemary 

1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more for the salad 

Freshly ground black pepper 

10 cups mixed garden greens 

1 tablespoon lemon juice 

1 tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar 

2 ounces crumbled aged blue cheese, such as Roelli Red Rock 

Directions

  1. Heat a small skillet over medium-low heat and add the walnuts, butter, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, the garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper. Cook very gently, stirring often, until the walnuts turn golden brown and the garlic has cooked, about 10 minutes. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil to the skillet to slow the cooking, and set aside.
  2. When ready to serve, toss the greens with a little salt and pepper. Add the lemon juice and vinegar to the walnut mixture and spoon the nuts over the salad, adding as much of the dressing as needed to lightly coat the leaves. Add the blue cheese, and toss again. 
Get the Recipe

Peanut Butter Molten Bundt

This decadent chocolate bundt cake is filled with molten peanut butter.

Mixed Green Salad

Vinaigrette For Green Salad

Main Challenge: Spicy Southern Collard Greens with Sweet Maple Cornbread

Green Salad

Green Salad

Garlicky Green Salad

Tropical Greens Salad

Green Salad with Salmon