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This radicchio and mandarin orange salad with walnuts and currants is more than just contrasting colours and looks! It is bursting with incredible flavours in every bite. | aheadofthyme.com

Radicchio and Mandarin Orange Salad with Walnuts and Currants


  • Author: Sam | Ahead of Thyme

Description

This radicchio and mandarin orange salad with walnuts and currants is more than just contrasting colours and looks! It is bursting with incredible flavours in every bite.


Ingredients

  • 1 (5 oz.) bag baby mixed greens
  • 1 small head radicchio, thinly sliced
  • 5 small mandarin oranges (reserve┬ázest from 1 orange for dressing)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, lightly toasted
  • 1/3 cup currants
  • Parmesan cheese, for garnish

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • zest from 1 orange

Instructions

  1. To assemble salad, combine mixed greens and radicchio in a large bowl or on individual plates. Layer with segmented oranges, toasted walnuts, and currants. Top with grated Parmesan.
  2. To make dressing, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, dijon, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk vigorously, then add orange zest and stir once more.
  3. Serve salad with dressing on top or on the side.

Notes

You can substitute currants with raisins or dried cranberries instead.