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Bitter Greens With Cherry Beer Vinaigrette Recipe 2010-06-24 12:08:02

Bitter Greens With Cherry Beer Vinaigrette

Bitter Greens With Cherry Beer Vinaigrette

Modified from Food & Wine

Bitter Greens With Cherry Beer Vinaigrette Recipe 2010-06-24 12:08:02

Ingredients

  1. For the vinaigrette
    1/2 cup cherry-flavored beer, such as Boon Kriek
    2 shallots, finely chopped
    2 tablespoons fresh pitted cherries, coarsely chopped
    1 tablespoon honey
    2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or raspberry vinegar
    2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    1/2 cup canola oil
    Salt and freshly ground pepper
    For the salad
    6 cups mixed bitter greens, such as radicchio, escarole and arugula
    2 Belgian endives, cored and thinly sliced crosswise
    1/4 pound Roquefort or Gorgonzola cheese
    1-2 cups homemade croutons
    1 cup fresh pitted cherries, halved

Directions

  1. Make the vinaigrette: In a small saucepan, combine the beer with the shallots, cherries and honey and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to moderate and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the beer has reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool to lukewarm.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the vinegar with the mustard. Whisk in the beer reduction, then gradually whisk in the canola oil. Season the cherry beer vinaigrette with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the greens and endives to the vinaigrette and toss to coat. Add the blue cheese, croutons, and cherries. Toss to combine and serve.

Serves 6.

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