Smoked Duck and Cherry Salad
Preparation
20 MIN
Servings
4

Smoked Duck and Cherry Salad

Ingredients

    Vinaigrette

  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) canola oil or olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper

    Salad

  • 4 cups (1 litre) baby spinach
  • 4 cups (1 litre) Boston lettuce
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) cherries, halved and pitted
  • 1 pear, peeled, seeded and diced 

  • 1 package 3 1/2 oz (100 g) dried and smoked (or not) sliced duck breast
  • Small flowers from your garden, to taste (see note)

Preparation

Vinaigrette

  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside. 


Salad

  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Add the vinaigrette and toss gently. Adjust the seasoning. Serve immediately. 



Note

When chives, thyme or other herbs from your garden are in bloom, use them to garnish and enhance your dishes. Flowers like pansies, nasturtium, lavender, and daylilies are amazing in a salad.