I love raw veggies. Usually, you think of veggies and dip when it comes to uncooked vegetables but i really love using them in salads. Not all salads have to contain lettuce and this one packs a punch full of flavor without any salad greens.
The dressing for this salad is a nice dijon based dressing with white balsamic vinegar & lemon juice for some zip. I love using shallot in dressings. It gives it that French flair that I love in the kitchen. I use hot honey in the dressing to give it a little heat but you can use plain honey if your heart desires.
Anything goes here! I think it pairs well with a grilled steak, a pork chop (like in the photo above) or a piece of roasted chicken. I have also made this for a potluck situation where it can mesh well with anything. It is not the most exciting looking salad as it is mostly white with a dash of dried cherry red, but its flavor makes up for it!
Hope you enjoy it. Bon Appetit!
If making ahead, do not put the cheese and almonds on until right before serving.