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California Style Pistachio Salad


California Style Pistachio Salad

Yields 4 servings



  • 3 cups mixed baby greens (watercress, arugula, frissee, radicchio, curly endive and edible flowers)
  • 1 tart apple, quartered and sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup California pistachio kernels


  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons orange juice (one orange freshly squeezed)


  1. Mix first four ingredients with wire whisk. Set aside for 5 minutes to mellow flavors.
  2. Wash and dry greens, divide equally among four salad plates.
  3. Top each salad with apple, blue cheese and pistachios.
  4. Drizzle dressing over each

Alternative directions - Toss salad ingredients together with dressing and serve

Resource: California Pistachio Commission

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