You are here: Home » Recipes » Mixed Greens with Blue Cheese and Champagne Vinaigrette Mixed Greens with Blue Cheese and Champagne Vinaigrette Kitchen Tested Yield 8 servings Here's a dressy salad that's perfect for special occasions. PrintEmail Ingredients Champagne Vinaigrette:2 tablespoons champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1/2 cup bottled clam juice1 garlic clove, crushed1/3 canola oil1/3 cup honey1/2 teaspoon saltSalad:12 cups mixed baby greens or spring mix1 cup Spiced Pecans (see recipe)1 cup dried cranberries1/2 cup crumbled bleu cheese Freshly ground black pepper Instructions To prepare vinaigrette, place champagne vinegar, Dijon mustard, clam juice and garlic in a blender and purée until smooth. Slowly add oil, blending until smooth. Add honey and salt; blend well. To prepare salad, place lettuce in a large salad bowl. Add Spiced Pecans, cranberries and bleu cheese. Toss well. Drizzle with 1/2 cup Champagne Vinaigrette. (You’ll have vinaigrette left over). Add pepper. Toss. Recipe by Doug Hosford.