Fried strawberry & goat cheese salad
Kitchen & Bath Concepts
2 tablespoons olive oil
1-1/2 pints fresh strawberries, cored and sliced
4 oz goat cheese crumbles
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1/3 cup olive oil
3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Combine all vinaigrette ingredients well and set aside.
Arrange salad greens on each plate and set aside.
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat; add the strawberries, cayenne pepper and toss until just soft. Add the goat cheese until just tender.
Add strawberry and cheese mixture over salad greens and coat well with vinaigrette. Garnish with orange zest and sliced almonds.