Radicchio and Green Bean Salad with Candied Walnuts
A crisp, crunchy salad chock-full of nutty goodness.
3/4 cup walnuts
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
2 tsp plus 1/4 cup walnut oil
3 1/2 tsp seasoned rice vinegar, divided
1 garlic clove, pressed
1 head Bibb lettuce, coarsely torn
1/2 large head radicchio, thickly sliced
2 cups frozen slender green beans, thawed
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, if desired
- Combine walnuts, sugar, 2 teaspoons oil, and 1 tablespoon vinegar in a medium nonstick skillet. Stir over medium heat until syrup coats nuts thickly, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer nuts to a piece of foil, separate nuts, and let cool completely.
- Whisk remaining 1/4 cup oil, 2 1/2 teaspoon vinegar, and garlic in a large bowl. Season dressing with salt and pepper, if desired. Add lettuce, radicchio, green beans, and nuts; toss to coat. Enjoy!