Holiday Cheese Salad Deluxe! Recipe

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Holiday Cheese Salad Deluxe!

From Dorothy McNett's recipes at Use any really good quality semi-firm cheese, especially Comte, Gruyere, aged Cheddar, etc.

1/4 cup Chardonnay or other white wine
3/4 - 1 pound Cheshire or Swiss or cheddar cheese, cut into julienne strips
1 shallot, peeled and chopped
1-2 sprigs fresh parsley, finely diced
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon raw sugar or honey
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
sea salt
freshly ground peppercorns
baby greens with arugula or other "flavorful" leaves of choice

Pour wine into a deep bowl. Julienne the cheese and marinate the strips in the wine for about 30 minutes at room temperature. In meantime in measuring cup whisk the shallot, parsley, vinegar, sugar, mustard, olive oil, salt and pepper. When ready to serve, pour the dressing over the cheese mixture and then toss into the greens, using your great holiday salad bowl!! . Makes about 4-5 servings.

Recipe created 2008-11-30.

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