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The warm goat cheese medallions take this salad to a whole new level. I like to serve this as a main dish salad with a nice crusty baguette on the side.

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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Goat Cheese Medallions:
Salad:
Pistachio Vinaigrette:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Place bread crumbs and flour onto 2 separate plates. Place beaten egg in a small bowl. Divide goat cheese in 1/2 and roll into two balls. Flatten the balls to 1/2-inch thickness.

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  • Coat both cheese medallions with flour; dip into beaten egg. Coat evenly with bread crumbs. Spoon chopped pistachios on top of each, gently pressing into cheese. Place in a baking dish, cover, and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Cut beet and sweet potato into spirals using a spiralizer. Remove stem, seeds, and ribs from peppers; cut into rings. Spread out vegetables on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Remove cheese medallions from the refrigerator and make space for them on the baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until vegetables have softened and cheese medallions have slightly browned, about 10 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet.

  • While cheese and vegetables are cooling, combine 1/4 cup olive oil, shallot, shelled pistachios, flat-leaf parsley, vinegar, honey, and Dijon mustard in a food processor. Puree on high until the mixture is completely liquefied, 1 to 2 minutes. Season vinaigrette with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Divide spinach between 2 plates. Top with beet and sweet potato spirals, sweet pepper rings, and a cheese medallion. Drizzle vinaigrette on top and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

731 calories; 51.1 g total fat; 115 mg cholesterol; 541 mg sodium. 52.8 g carbohydrates; 17.9 g protein; Full Nutrition