Green Apple Vinagrette

Apple Carpaccio with Green Apple Vinaigrette

8 servings

Susan Walter / Chef

Ingredients for Green Apple Vinaigrette:

Method for the Green Apple Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk ingredients together in a small bowl and reserve.

Ingredients for Walnut Picada:

Method for the Walnut Picada:

  1. Brush bread with olive oil and toast in 375° F oven for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.
  2. Place walnuts on a baking sheet and roast in 375° F oven for 12-15 minutes.
  3. Pulse bread and walnuts in a food processor to make a medium-sized crumbly mixture (about the size of pine nuts).
  4. Add Orange Zest, mint, and salt. Pulse once or twice to combine.


  • 4 crisp red apples
  • Watercress
  • 8 crostini
  • 4 oz. goat cheese


  1. Core & thinly slice red apples on a mandoline. Arrange, overlapping slightly on an oversize salad plate.
  2. Toss watercress with 1 cup of Green Apple Vinaigrette.
  3. Divide among 8 plates, about 1 oz—watercress per plate, in the center of the apple slices.
  4. Drizzle 2 tbsp—Green Apple Vinaigrette over apple slices.
  5. Sprinkle Walnut Picada over apple slices. Garnish with Crostini spread with goat cheese.