This tasty salad comes from BC Tree Fruits guest contributor and current contestant on Top Chef Canada, Chef Matthew Stowe and features the delicious BC Tree Fruits Ambrosia apple.
Ambrosia apples don’t oxidize as quickly as other varieties, making them great for salads. The sweet flavor and crispy texture of Ambrosia apples are a wonderful match to the soft quinoa and aromatic curry vinaigrette. Perfect on a warm spring day as a lunch, this salad is satisfying on its own. It also pairs great with a piece of grilled salmon or chicken for a light dinner.
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For the vinaigrette
Combine the first six ingredients in a bowl and mix well using a whisk. Set aside in the refrigerator until ready to use. Can be stored in a sealed container for up to 7 days.
For the salad
Combine all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and season with the 1 ½ teaspoons of salt. Pour the vinaigrette over the mixture, reserving 3 tablespoons to drizzle around the salad after plating. Toss the vinaigrette and the salad mixture together until very well combined. Place the mixture in the center of a large bowl or platter. Garnish with sliced radishes, celery leaves, sliced BC Ambrosia apples. Crumble feta cheese on top and drizzle remaining vinaigrette around the salad.