Violet salad with blue mould cheese and walnuts

6 servings


  • 1-1┬Ż cups of dark balsamic vinegar
  • 75g walnuts
  • 200g bacon
  • Finely chopped spring onions (about 200g)
  • 100g washed spinach leaves
  • 100g lettuce leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 75g Castello┬« Traditional Danish Blue


  • Violets

Serve with

  • 200g Wholemeal bread
Violet salad with blue mould cheese and walnuts


Boil the vinegar over high heat and uncovered, for 10-15 minutes - Until it is reduced by half. Roast the nuts in a dry pan over a moderate heat for 2-3 minutes. Let the nuts cool on a plate. Fry the bacon for about 10 min. until it is golden and crisp. Let it drain on paper towels. Leave half of the bacon fat in the pan and fry the spring onions for about 2 min. Arrange spinach, lettuce, bacon, onions, walnuts and blue cheese on a platter.

Pour some balsamic vinegar over the salad and garnish with violets.
Serve with bread.