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Almond-Baked Goat Cheese Salad

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1 cup Almond Accents® Butter Toffee Flavored Sliced Almonds
5 ½ ounce log fresh goat cheese
1 ½ teaspoons vegetable oil
8 cups baby lettuce mix
2 tablespoons prepared white wine vinaigrette

Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly crush 1/2 cup Almond Accents with rolling pin, leaving some larger pieces. Place in shallow dish. Cut goat cheese into 4 pieces; gently pat each piece into a flat disk and brush with oil. Press each disk into Almond Accents until evenly coated; place on baking sheet. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until warm and soft. Toss lettuce with vinaigrette until evenly coated. Divide lettuce among 4 plates. With spatula, carefully place 1 goat cheese disk on top of lettuce on each plate. Sprinkle with remaining Almond Accents.

Serves 4

 

- Recipe courtesy of Almond Accents

 

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