Mesclun Salad Maple Vinaigrette

5 cups mesclun lettuce leaves
2 cups frisee leaves
½ cup craisins
¼ toasted pine nuts
½ cup cherry tomatoes
¼ cup imitation bacon bits (optional)
½ cup cubed smoked turkey

Mix together. Add vinaigrette and serve.

Maple Vinaigrette
¼ cup shallots
5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons champagne vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
4 teaspoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a small saucepan. Cook the shallots until soft. Stir in champagne vinegar, maple syrup, the rest of the olive oil, Dijon mustard, salt, and freshly ground black pepper.

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