Rocca Salad ( Rocket or Arugula with Parmesan Cheese and Candied Walnuts)
My family dined out at Yummy Restaurant during the festival in our place. They ordered pork ribs while I ordered rocca salad. This is my home-made version.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
- 2 packages Arugula or lettuce
- 2 tbsp Shaved parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup Walnuts
- 1 tbsp Sugar
- 1 tbsp Butter
- 2 tbsp Olive Oil
- 2 tsp Balsamic Vinergar
- Pinch Salt
- Pinch Pepper
Wash and drain arugula or lettuce greens and set aside.
For the candied walnuts, place butter, sugar and walnuts in a pan. Stir frequently until sugar caramelized and coat the walnuts, turning it into a candy.
For the vinaigrette, add the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. You may add lemon juice if you want.
In a salad plate, arrange the arugula/lettuce. Top it with the candied walnuts, Drizzle with the vinaigrette and Sprinkle shaved parmesan cheese. Enjoy!