Valentine's Day Salad

Valentine's Day Salad
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Cuisine: Any
Techniques: Any / None
Occasions: Any, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day
Diet Types: Vegetarian Low Carb Omnivore
Prep Time: 0 hr 25 min
Cook Time: 0 hr 0 min
Yield: 2 Serving(s)
Main Ingredients: Cheese, Fruit, Green Vegetables
Sourced: Find as much of the ingredients from locally sourced farms and vendors. It'll taste better!
Tags: Appetizer, Lunch / Light Main, Salad, Side Dish

Ingredients:

  • • A big handful of arugula
  • • A big handful of watercress
  • • Fresh buffalo mozzarella
  • • 4 fresh figs
  • • A handful of purple basil
  • • A handful of green basil
  • • A half-cup of pine nuts or walnuts
  • • Freshly ground black pepper
  • • Sea Salt
  • • Good olive oil
  • • 1 ripe lemon, juiced

Directions:

  • • Lightly wash the arugula and watercress without drenching them with water. Pat dry with paper towels and squeeze out any remaining water.
  • • Put the greens in a large salad bowl and add a few sprinkles of olive oil and a dash or two of lemon juice, just enough to coat the leaves.
  • • Add pepper and salt as you wish.
  • • Assemble the greens on two plates or in nice salad bowls.
  • • Quarter the figs and place on top of the greens.
  • • Shred that nice buffalo mozzarella in bite-sized pieces and assemble around the figs.
  • • Rip up the purple and green basil and just drop it on top of the plates.
  • • Add some good drizzles of olive oil, a bit more lemon, pepper (especially on the figs), and salt.
  • • Top off with the pine nuts.
Notes: This is a chance for guys to shine on Valentines Day. Easy to make and she'll love it! Found this recipe on ask men.com and it's a great salad! Now guys it's up to you to complete the dinner. Serve with wine.
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