Chef Way Red verjus (made primarily from grapes) is a main ingredient in Pino Maffeo's tangy vinaigrette. The long list of ingredients in his salad includes fennel, cucumber, bell pepper, carrots, bean sprouts and oven-dried tomatoes.Easy Way Drop the verjus and cut back on the ingredient list to include only the most important flavors. More Green Salads

Pino Maffeo
February 2007

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Credit: © Lucy Schaeffer

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total:
25 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, whisk the chopped shallot with the red wine vinegar and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the mesclun greens, fennel, cucumber, bell pepper and onion and toss. Add the avocado slices and crumbled goat cheese, season with salt and pepper and gently toss the salad again. Sprinkle the pistachios on the salad and serve right away.

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Suggested Pairing

Fresh, minerally Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa.

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