Mixed green salad with orange and pine cone seeds
A very tasty, healthy and full of vitamins salad with fresh greens and a fantastic dressing with orange juice and honey!
Mixed green salad of your choice (lettuce, rucola, baby spinach etc.) washed, dried and torn
1-2 tablespoons of roasted pine cone seeds
1 orange, peeled and cut in slices
1-2 tablespoons of croutons
For the vinaigrette:
1 tbs honey
2 tbs orange juice
1-2 tbs balsamic vinegar
4 tbs olive oil
salt & freshgrounded pepper
Combine all green leaves in a large bowl.
Place balsamic vinegar in a small bowl. Gradually mix in oil. Add honey and orange juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over salad and toss the leaves well to coat them..
Mound salad on large platter. Top with orange slices, sprinkle with pine cone seeds and croutons and serve immediately.
You may add goat cheese (cut in squares), if you need more rich flavor... It matches perfectly!