Einstein Brothers Bagels Recipe
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons minced shallots
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
1 head romaine lettuce, torn into bite sized pieces
2 cups mesclun or spring lettuce mix
1 cup radicchio leaves in bite sized pieces
1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
2 cups walnuts
4 tablespoons peanut oil
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Preparation for Dressing: Place all ingredients except the vinegar and olive oil into a mixing bowl. Add vinegar until the sugar dissolves. While stirring with a fork or wire whip, slowly drizzle oil into mixture. Stir until totally emulsified.
Preparation for Salad: Wash greens and dry thoroughly. Toss greens together in a large salad bowl. Add 1 cup of dressing until all salad greens are slightly wet. Fluff salad in center of bowl. Sprinkle gorgonzola crumbles over salad. Sprinkle 1/4 cup nuts over gorgonzola.
Preparation for Sugared Walnuts: Blend together peanut oil, powdered sugar, salt and cayenne pepper. Add walnuts. Stir. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 15 minutes. Stir once.
Note: Store unused portion in a sealed container.