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    Fancy Shmancy Salad With Quail Eggs and Tarragon Dressing

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    15 mins

    5 mins

    Nif's Note:

    This is fairly simple and the main attraction is the quail egg. If you have never had a quail egg, you will be pleasantly surprised! They taste delicious and I find that they peel much easier than chicken eggs. The taste isn't actually that much different than chicken eggs; maybe a little milder. The fresh peas add a crisp crunch to the salad. This light salad would be an impressive start to a meal.

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    Ingredients:

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    Salad

    Tarragon Dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil water and set quail eggs in pot. Boil for 5 minutes, then rinse under cold water. Gently peel the shell and slice each egg in half lengthwise.
    2. 2
      To make the dressing:.
    3. 3
      Break the chicken egg into a food processor or blender; add salt, garlic, mustard and black pepper, then blend together. Pour the oil in a thin trickle through the hole in the top with the machine still switched on.
    4. 4
      When all the oil is all in, add the vinegar, lemon juice and tarragon, then blend for one minute.
    5. 5
      For the Salad:.
    6. 6
      Arrange 3 butter leaf leaves on each plate and top with spinach. Arrange the eggs on the salads. Sprinkle peas evenly on each salad.
    7. 7
      Drizzle each salad with the dressing and sprinkle toasted walnuts on top.
    8. 8
      Grind black pepper lightly on top.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 14, 2009

      55

      This was my favorite salad by far of those I tried for this contest. The lemony tarragon dressing is incredible and I've been craving it - will make for all kinds of salads. Note that some sick, elderly or pregnant people shouldn't eat raw egg. This recipe is a winner for me and I'll make it again and again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Fancy Shmancy Salad With Quail Eggs and Tarragon Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (131 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 371.4
     
    Calories from Fat 330
    89%
    Total Fat 36.7 g
    56%
    Saturated Fat 3.4 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 187.1 mg
    62%
    Sodium 268.0 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.3 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 1.8 g
    7%
    Protein 6.9 g
    13%

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