Green Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese Garnish

Green Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese Garnish
Green Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese Garnish

Have you ever cooked with tea before? Give your salad a sweet and tangy twist with this delicious vinaigrette made with Bigelow Pomegranate Pizzazz Tea.

Ingredients
4 cups mixed lettuce greens
¼ cup (60mL) pomegranate seeds*
¼ cup walnuts
2 ounces (56g) soft goat cheese, crumbled

Pomegranate Vinaigrette:
½ cup (125mL) boiling water
6 Bigelow Pomegranate Pizzazz® Herbal Tea Bags
⅓ cup (80mL) red wine vinegar
⅓ cup (80mL) organic extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons (30mL) grated shallots
sugar – to taste
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Make this vinaigrette by infusing water with 6 Bigelow Pomegranate Pizzazz® Herbal Tea Bags for 10 minutes. Remove tea bags. Combine vinegar, olive oil and shallots together. Add sugar, salt and pepper to taste. Arrange a cup of mixed greens on 4 individual plates, garnish with pomegranate seeds, walnuts and goat cheese, drizzle with Pomegranate Vinaigrette. Serve immediately.

*If pomegranate seeds are not available substitute sun-dried cranberries or blueberries.

This post originally appeared on bigelowtea.com.

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