Pear and Walnut Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
Ingredients 1 small baguette cut into 16 thin slices
1 clove garlic, cut in half
1 c shelled walnut halves
7 oz soy cheese
13 oz mesclun leaves
2 pears cut into ¾“ cubes mixed with 2 T lime juice
Lime Vinaigrette Ingredients 3 T soybean oil
2 T lime juice
¼ c raspberry vinegar
Instructions Brush the baguette slices with a little oil, rub with the cut side of the garlic, then place on a baking tray. Bake for 10 minutes or until crisp and golden. Toast the walnuts.Spread some of the soy cheese on each crouton, then cook under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes or until hot. Toss the mesclun, pears and walnuts in a bowl. Add the vinaigrette and toss through. Plate and garnish with soy croutons.
Lime Vinaigrette Instructions To make the vinaigrette, whisk together the lime juice, raspberry vinegar and oil with coarse salt and fresh pepper.