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Fig and Blue Cheese salad with Orange vinaigrette

 
 
Fig and Blue Cheese salad with Orange vinaigrette
 

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 fresh figs, quartered, stem removed
  • 1/2 lb. blue cheese (gorgonzola recommended)
  • 1 head of butter lettuce
  • 1/4 c. Oli+Ve Medium to intense EVOO
  • 3 T freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • Zest of one orange
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Rinse and pat dry the lettuce. Place in a salad bowl.
  • Arrange the quartered figs on top of the lettuce and sprinkle with the crumbled blue cheese
  • Make the vinaigrette: place the diced shallots, orange juice, orange zest, and salt and pepper in a bowl. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Pour over salad.