Pear, Walnut, and Savoy Cabbage Salad

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Have you ever had Savoy Cabbage? Savoy Cabbage is the most versatile cabbage of all varieties. Known as the ‘Savoy King,’ its texture and flavor supplement soups, stews and salads. This is a great salad for a grab-on-the-go lunch or to bring to work. Add some grilled chicken for a complete meal.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time35 mins

 ½ cup olive oil
  cup apple cider vinegar I use Braggs
 3 tbsp local honeyI get from the farmer's market
 ½ cup walnutschopped
 2 pearscored and chopped
 1 carrotpeeled and julienne
 ¼ cup pecorino or parmesan I buy from the wheel, not processed (save the rind for soups/stews)
 Celtic sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

1

For the dressing, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.

2

Roughly chop walnuts and place in a dry skillet over low heat for a few minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly browned and fragrant. Remove from heat and place in bowl to cool.

3

Prepare salad by slicing 1 head of Savoy cabbage. Core 2 pears and chop. Peal 1 carrot and julienne. Shave about 1 cup of Pecorino cheese or Parmesan with a vegetable peeler.

4

Place all ingredients in a large bowl and drizzle dressing over top. Toss thoroughly and taste for seasoning.

5

Gently place salad in a pretty bowl or plate and enjoy!

Ingredients

 ½ cup olive oil
  cup apple cider vinegar I use Braggs
 3 tbsp local honeyI get from the farmer's market
 ½ cup walnutschopped
 2 pearscored and chopped
 1 carrotpeeled and julienne
 ¼ cup pecorino or parmesan I buy from the wheel, not processed (save the rind for soups/stews)
 Celtic sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

Directions

1

For the dressing, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.

2

Roughly chop walnuts and place in a dry skillet over low heat for a few minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly browned and fragrant. Remove from heat and place in bowl to cool.

3

Prepare salad by slicing 1 head of Savoy cabbage. Core 2 pears and chop. Peal 1 carrot and julienne. Shave about 1 cup of Pecorino cheese or Parmesan with a vegetable peeler.

4

Place all ingredients in a large bowl and drizzle dressing over top. Toss thoroughly and taste for seasoning.

5

Gently place salad in a pretty bowl or plate and enjoy!

Pear, Walnut, and Savoy Cabbage Salad