Warm Goat Cheese Salad with Cranberries and Almonds
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons champagne vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
Pinch Salt
Fresh ground pepper
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
½ cup bread crumbs
1 teaspoon basil, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
4 ounces goat cheese, cut into 4 rounds
10 ounces mixed salad greens
¼ cup toasted almond slivers
¼ cup cranberries

Directions: In a jar with a lid, combine the first 6 ingredients for the dressing and shake until ingredients are mixed. Set aside. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss bread crumbs with basil, salt and pepper. Place bread crumbs in the center of a plate. Brush cheese rounds lightly with olive oil on both sides. Coat cheese with bread crumbs. Place cheese rounds on a greased baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes. Toss greens with nuts, cranberries and dressing. Place a cheese round on top of the salad greens. Serve immediately.