French Food Friday...Endive, walnut and apple salad with Roquefort dressing

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Bonjour mes belles,

Today's recipe come from one of my favorite recipe books; "The Skinny French Kitchen".

This is a versatile recipe and makes for a great starter or a healthy and refreshing lunch.

Endive, walnut and apple salad with
Roquefort dressing

Serves 6
177 calories per serving

2 small sweet apples (such as Pink Lady)
freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon
3 heads white chicory, washed
80g fresh walnuts, roughly chopped
a few chives, snipped, for garnish

For the Roquefort dressing:
50g Roquefort
1 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche
1 tbsp white wine vinegar

Cut the apples into quarters, core them and slice them very finely. Set them aside on a big plate and squeeze the lemon juice over. Coat them evenly to prevent discolouration.

In a small bowl, mash together the dressing ingredients with the back of a spoon. If the mixture is too stiff, loosen it with a little water until you reach a consistency like single cream.
Toss the chicory leaves and apple slices in a big bowl with the dressing until evenly coated.
Pile the dressed leaves and apple slices on to a large plate. Scatter the walnuts and the chopped chives over.
Serve with a chunk of wholegrain bread.

très bon vendredi à tous, Leeann x


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