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Candied Pine Nut Crusted Brie Salad

 
One serving costs about $2.99 One serving costs about $2.99

$2.99 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

2 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian salad
spoonacular Score:45%

Spoonacular Score: 45%

 

Candied Pine Nut Crusted Brie Salad is a gluten free, fodmap friendly, and vegetarian main course. This recipe makes 2 servings with 520 calories, 16g of protein, and 47g of fat each. For $2.99 per serving, this recipe covers 17% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 30 minutes. This recipe is liked by 1 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up olive oil, salad greens, kosher salt, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the kosher salt you could follow this main course with the Low Fat Crumbs Cake (Kosher-Dairy) as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 48%. This score is solid. Try Whipped Brie salad with dates & candied walnuts, Agnolotti with Roasted Broccoli and Spinach in a Buttered Pine Nut Sauce, and Baked Brie with Blackberry Compote and Candied Walnuts for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
some
some balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
4 ounces
4 ounces brie
brie
2 tsps
2 tsps brown sugar
brown sugar
0.13 tsps
0.13 tsps cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground cumin
ground cumin
0.13 tsps
0.13 tsps kosher salt
kosher salt
some
some olive oil
olive oil
0.33 cup
0.33 cup pine nuts
pine nuts
some
some salad greens
salad greens
1 tsp
1 tsp unsalted butter
unsalted butter
some balsamic vinegar
some
balsamic vinegar
4 ounces brie
4 ounces
brie
2 tsps brown sugar
2 tsps
brown sugar
0.13 tsps cayenne pepper
0.13 tsps
cayenne pepper
0.5 tsps ground cumin
0.5 tsps
ground cumin
0.13 tsps kosher salt
0.13 tsps
kosher salt
some olive oil
some
olive oil
0.33 cup pine nuts
0.33 cup
pine nuts
some salad greens
some
salad greens
1 tsp unsalted butter
1 tsp
unsalted butter

Equipment

food processor
food processor
baking sheet
baking sheet
sauce pan
sauce pan
wax paper
wax paper
frying pan
frying pan
food processor
food processor
baking sheet
baking sheet
sauce pan
sauce pan
wax paper
wax paper
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan, heat butter until it melts , then toss in pine nuts. Add brown sugar, cumin, cayenne and salt and stir to combine.
  2. Once brown sugar has melted and nuts are fully coated, slide onto a wax paper lined baking sheet and place in the freezer to cool.
  3. Once nuts have cooled, dump them into a food processor and chop until they form small crumbles. Pour onto a small plate.
  4. Slice brie into four pieces* and press two sides of the cheese into the nuts, coating both sides completely.
  5. Heat a swirl of olive oil in a pan. When hot, add the cheese, cooking both sides just until almost browned. (Brie melts quickly, so dont leave it in the pan long. A few seconds on each side should do.)
  6. Serve with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.99
Ingredient
some balsamic vinegar
4 ounces brie
2 teaspoons brown sugar
⅛ teaspoons cayenne pepper
½ teaspoons ground cumin
some olive oil
⅓ cups pine nuts
some salad greens
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
Price
$0.27
$1.54
$0.03
$0.03
$0.07
$0.33
$2.41
$1.26
$0.04
$5.97

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Pine nuts are pretty expensive. If you're on a budget, you might try substituting other nuts or seeds, such as walnuts or sunflower seeds.

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
520k Calories
15g Protein
47g Total Fat
11g Carbs
10% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
520k
26%

Fat
47g
73%

  Saturated Fat
14g
89%

Carbohydrates
11g
4%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
62mg
21%

Sodium
519mg
23%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
15g
31%

Manganese
2mg
105%

Vitamin E
4mg
29%

Phosphorus
258mg
26%

Vitamin B2
0.37mg
22%

Vitamin K
22µg
21%

Zinc
2mg
20%

Magnesium
76mg
19%

Vitamin A
917IU
18%

Copper
0.34mg
17%

Vitamin B12
0.94µg
16%

Folate
59µg
15%

Iron
2mg
13%

Calcium
126mg
13%

Selenium
8µg
12%

Vitamin C
9mg
12%

Vitamin B6
0.19mg
10%

Potassium
324mg
9%

Vitamin B1
0.14mg
9%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.52mg
5%

Fiber
0.92g
4%

Vitamin D
0.32µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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