Risotto Salad With Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

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Brighten your palate with my refreshing, Lemon Vinaigrette dressed Risotto Salad. This salad is fabulous served warm or cold. It is also thrown together in under 10 minutes.

Risotto Salad With Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

For the Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup Florida Key West Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tbsp course ground mustard
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste

Directions:

  • In a medium bowl, vigorously whisk red wine vinegar, Florida Key West Lemon Juice, and honey together.
  • Slowly stream in the extra virgin olive oil.
  • Mix in minced garlic and course ground mustard.
  • Whisk in black pepper and salt to taste.

For the Risotto Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of Risotto pasta
  • 1 large zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach

Directions:

  • Cook Risotto pasta according to box directions. Be sure to heavily salt the boiling water (it should taste like the sea) to properly season the pasta.
  • Drain Risotto and mix in the Lemon Honey Vinaigrette. Be sure to coat all of the pasta.
  • Toss in thinly sliced zucchini, grape tomatoes, and baby spinach.

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Emily Hauptvogel is the Director of Sales and Marketing for H&H Products. Born and raised in Indiana, Emily started her career in the grocery industry and worked her way up the ranks within the same company before moving to Florida. From there she sat on the opposite side of the desk as a broker before joining our team in 2005. With Emily's past and present career experience she has a true understanding of our customer needs and a desire to serve and learn more each day.

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