Louisiana Recipe: Charley G's Bluesiana Salad
Popular Lafayette restaurant Charley G's shares their recipe for a deliciously different salad.
A sophisticated atmosphere. An award-winning chef. Superior service. For these reasons and more, Charley G’s is where Lafayette locals head for a memorable evening out. On your next visit, try their Bluesiana Salad—or make it at home.
4 to 5 ounces blackberries
2 ounces crumbled blue cheese
2 ounces mixed greens
2 ounces raspberry vinaigrette (recipe below)
Spicy walnuts (recipe below)
Toss blackberries, blue cheese, and mixed greens then top with vinaigrette and walnuts.
1/2 cup raspberry preserves
3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 ounces honey
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup olive oil
Add all ingredients except oil in blender. Turn on mix setting and add in oil slowly. Store in refrigerator.
1 cup walnuts
1/2 egg white
1/3 cup powdered sugar
A few pinches of cayenne pepper
Whisk egg white, add sugar and cayenne pepper. Mix well, add walnuts and then pour into greased sheet pan. Bake for about 15 minutes at 350 degrees, stirring nuts every few minutes.
Recipe courtesy of Louisiana Culinary Trails.