This salad light and refreshing. The sweet and slightly sour taste of the apples and the salty taste goat cheese goes very well in this salad.
2 cups torn mixed greens
1 apple, cored and sliced
1/4 cup red and orange beets, cut lengthwise
2 radishes, sliced
2 Tbsp crumbled goat cheese
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp Champagne vinegar
1 tsp Dijon-style mustard
salt and pepper to taste
Combine all the mustard vinaigrette ingredients in a screw-top jar and shake well. Taste and set aside
In a medium salad bowl, place the mixed greens, sliced radishes, and the beets. Pour 3 or 4 tablespoons of vinaigrette and toss very gently to avoid bruising the tender green leaves. Sprinkle some of the goat cheese.
Add a little of the vinaigrette to the apples and toss. Arrange the apples in a fan-shape. Place the greens in the a plate. Sprinkle a little of the vinaigrette on the greens and apples before serving.