Sugared Walnuts, Endive And Orange Salad
|1||cup chopped walnuts|
|2||tablespoons packed brown sugar|
|1||tablespoon olive oil|
|1||teaspoon balsamic vinegar|
|4||OUTSPAN oranges, peeled, segmented and cubed|
|3||heads Belgian endive, trimmed and cut cross-wise into strips|
|salt and freshly ground black pepper|
In a skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. When it starts to foam, add walnuts, stirring until well coated. Reduce heat to low. Stir in brown sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until walnuts turn brown and sugar starts to caramelize. Transfer to bowl. Let stand 20 minutes to cool.
In a salad bowl, whisk together olive oil and vinegar. Add oranges, endive and walnuts; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
Recipe makes 4 servings.
Recipe taken from Fabulous Fruit, by Barbara Burman. To order a copy of this 144-page book, please call 800-488-9771. Books are $9.95, postage included.