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Ingredients

How to make it

  • For goat cheese rounds:
  • Line baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper. Mix first 6 ingredients in shallow bowl. Dip cut sides of goat cheese rounds into spice mixture to coat. Place on prepared baking sheet. Chill until ready to serve.
  • ** Note: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Bring to room temperature before serving.
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  • For vinaigrette:
  • Whisk first 4 ingredients in small bowl. Gradually whisk in olive oil. Season with coarse salt and pepper. DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewhisk before using.
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  • For salad:
  • Steam potatoes until just tender, about 10 minutes. Transfer to plate; cool.
  • Steam green beans until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Rinse under cold water; drain. Pat dry with paper towels.
  • **Note: Potatoes and green beans can be made 6 hours ahead. Wrap separately in paper towels. Place in resealable plastic bag; chill.
  • Combine greens and basil in large bowl. Add enough vinaigrette to coat lightly; toss. Arrange on large platter.
  • Add potatoes and green beans to same large bowl; add remaining dressing and toss.
  • Arrange potatoes and beans atop greens. Scatter tomatoes and olives over. Surround with goat cheese rounds.

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  • boofie 6 years ago
    Congratulations
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    I love it! It looks beautiful, also - quite a stunning addition at a party table, I bet!
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    Nice recipe Flagged and printed for judging.
    Making this one this weekend.
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Yummy, I like the cumin with the goat cheese, very nice.
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    " It was excellent "
    wolfpackjack ate it and said...
    Good, no great post V... get my hi 5.... hugs dave
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    " It was excellent "
    jenniferbyrdez ate it and said...
    Wonderful. Thank you Lunney.
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    thanks for the wonderful recipe just what i need right now,a healthy bowl of salad, yummy!!!!!!!!
    have a super day
    Mumtaz
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    " It was excellent "
    pink ate it and said...
    Yummy! *wink* Tops!
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    " It was excellent "
    gingerlea ate it and said...
    Sounds absolutely WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!! Saving this as we are HUGE salad eaters here. And salad is are main meal!!!!!!!!
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