Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Avocado-Tomato-cucumber Salad

This is a very simple and versatile recipe.

It tastes wonderful and looks beautiful!.

Serves 2
2 tomatoes, seeds removed and finely diced
1 cucumber, seeds removed and finely diced
1 avocado, finely diced

La Vinaigrette:
1/2  shallot, minced
1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
1 teaspoon Honey
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper 

To Finish:
Some Goat Cheese, crumbled
Some pine nuts
Mâche or Arugula

In a bowl, combine tomato, cucumber and avocado.
In a separate bowl, combine shallot, mustard, honey, lemon and salt/pepper.
Slowly add oil and whisk. Make sure to taste and adjust salt/pepper accordingly.
Drizzle a little vinaigrette over the tomatoes, cucumber, avocado. Toss well.
Place a mold ring in the middle of a plate. Spoon in the salad then remove the ring.
Drizzle with a little vinaigrette, add some pine nuts, goat cheese and mâche or arugula.
Et Voîla! Bon Appetit!

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