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Watermelon Radish Salad with Lemon Chia Seed Vinaigrette

This Watermelon Radish Salad with Lemon Chia Seed Vinaigrette carries so many mouthwatering components! With mandarin oranges, candied walnuts, goat cheese, and shallots, you've got everything from sweet to tangy and from crunchy to soft.


SALAD1.5 oz baby spinach (approx. 3 cups)

  • 1 watermelon radish best with a mandolin on the thinnest setting, sliced very thin
  • 1 tablespoon of minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons of candied walnuts
  • 2 oz mandarin orange slices
  • oz .5 of goat cheese crumbled
  • Microgreens for garnish optional

VINAIGRETTE1/2 teaspoon chia seeds

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar can use white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon shallots
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Cracked black pepper to taste


SALADToss all of the ingredients together in a bowl. If making a large amount for guests, you may plate it on a platter for visual appeal.

  • Drizzle vinaigrette on top. Toss to coat.