Spring Salad with Fried Feta

I am still picking all those delicious greens from the garden and have been concocting all sorts of interesting salads. Here is one I made for dinner the other night that was fast and quite tasty!

Spring Salad with Fried Feta
mesclun greens
asparagus spears
English peas
large pieces of feta cheese
1 cup bread crumbs (preferably fresh)

salt and pepper (for seasoning bread crumbs)
1 egg
oil for frying
vinaigrette of choice (I used the Honey-Roasted Almond recipe I made the other day)

Wash lettuce then assemble all things green.

Heat the oil over medium heat. Whisk the egg in a small bowl until slightly frothy. Dip cheese in egg and then coat with seasoned bread crumbs. Fry in oil for about 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Toss salad with vinaigrette. Top with fried cheese and…

Enjoy!

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7 responses to “Spring Salad with Fried Feta

  1. This looks so delicious! What a great way to lighten up the cheese. The salad must make a perfect contrast.

  2. Yumm looks good! I really need to get myself a deep fryer so I can whip something like this up quickly without making a huge mess.

  3. i like anything that will make salad less healthy. huzzah for fried cheese!

  4. Hi. This sounds great, but could you tell me, is there a difference between an English ea and any other sort of pea?

    Thanks. :)

  5. Mean to say, English PEA.

  6. Fried feta sounds so good!

  7. Karen

    Sooo good – so delicate – very nice ! Thank U very much for sharing this wonderful recipe :-)

    Greetings from Denmark

    Karen

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