Winter Greens and Grand Cru® Salad

The bitter greens and fresh fruit in this salad provide a refreshing balance to the nutty flavor of the Roth Reserve Grand Cru® cheese. 

Wisconsin Cheese Winter Greens and Grand Cru® Salad Recipe
Active Time
25 Minutes


Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette:



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Alpine-Style or Grand Cru® can be used in this recipe.


Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk the balsamic vinegar, honey and Dijon mustard in small bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.


  1. Place greens in large serving bowl. Drizzle with reserved vinaigrette; gently toss to coat. Top with apple, pear, cherries, pistachios and Grand Cru®. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

Roth Original Grand Cru® or Roth Surchoix Grand Cru® could be substituted for the Roth Reserve Grand Cru®.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Hand-selected wheels of Roth Original Grand Cru® cheese are aged for at least six months in cellars, yielding the awarded and popular Reserve Grand Cru®. For a special treat, enjoy this cheese sided with your favorite fruit jam and water crackers.

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