Sugared Walnuts, Endive And Orange Salad

Barbara Burman

2tablespoons butter
1cup chopped walnuts
2tablespoons packed brown sugar
1tablespoon olive oil
1teaspoon balsamic vinegar
4OUTSPAN oranges, peeled, segmented and cubed
3heads 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.

Category: Salads