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Mache Salad with Citrus-Lavender Vinaigrette

For a sophisticated warm-weather salad, toss mache, goat cheese, beets, and grapefruit-lavender vinaigrette; garnish with brightly colored kumquats or oranges.


2 oz. mache lettuce

3 oz. goat cheese, crumbled

8 red, yellow, or Chioggia baby beets, boiled, peeled, and halved

1 cup Ready-Set-Serve Proprietary Blend Orange Juice, simmered until reduced by half

Juice of 1/2 grapefruit

1 Tbsp. honey

1/4 cup Canola oil

1/2 tsp. lavender flowers

Salt and pepper



Combine reduced orange juice, grapefruit juice, honey, and lavender. Quickly whisk in canola oil. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.


In large mixing bowl toss mache, goat cheese, beets, and vinaigrette. Divide onto four small salad plates. Add sliced oranges or kumquats for garnish. Serve.