Goat cheese is so flavorful and decadent, I enjoy cooking with it as often as I can. And adding it to an amazing Spring Salad is the perfect way to spruce up that salad without adding a lot of extra calories. This divine Baked Goat Cheese Spring Salad Recipe, with Dijon Vinaigrette, is truly one of the most delicious Weight Watchers Salad Recipes I’ve tried. It’s light and fresh, but still bursting with different flavors and textures. Plus, the different colors give it a lovely appearance and will surely make an impression on whomever you serve it to. It makes a light, satisfying lunch recipe or is the perfect accompaniment to just about any Weight Watchers Recipe for dinner! You can enjoy the recipe as is, or trim the calories a bit more by using your favorite fat-free salad dressing instead of the Dijon Vinaigrette. But his fantastic Goat Cheese Salad Recipe boasts only 4 Weight Watchers Points per serving (with the Dijon Vinaigrette dressing), so it’s a truly indulging dish that won’t use up all your Daily Points!
Weight Watcher Goat Cheese Spring Salad Recipe
– 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
– 3/4 medium shallot, or 1 small shallot, finely chopped
– 1 medium garlic clove, minced
– 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
– 1 tbsp parsley, fresh, chopped
– 2 tsp olive oil
– 4 oz soft-type goat cheese, cut crosswise into 4 pieces
– 1 large egg white, whisked
– 2 heads Boston lettuce, torn
– 1 1/2 cups radicchio leaves
– 1 cup cherry tomatoes), about 10, sliced in half
– 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs
– 1 medium yellow pepper, sliced
– 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
To make vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, white vinegar, shallots, garlic, Dijon mustard, parsley and oil; set aside.
Preheat oven to 400°F. Roll goat cheese into balls and then flatten into patties. Place egg whites and bread crumbs in separate small bowls. Dip goat cheese pieces into egg white, then dredge in bread crumbs; transfer to a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
While goat cheese is baking, in a large bowl toss lettuce, radicchio, peppers and tomatoes with vinaigrette.
Divide salad among 4 plates and arrange goat cheese on top. Serve immediately.
One serving is about 1 cup salad and 1 piece goat cheese
Each serving = 4 Weight Watchers Points