Land & Sea Salad with Avon Blanc Vinaigrette

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Fresh, local and easy to make! This salad from Sainte-Famille Wines is sure to please any night of the week – or would be a hit at the cottage. Featuring the best of Annapolis Valley vegetables and Nova Scotia scallops, this happy union of fragrant flavours and taste is one to savour.


3 ears Annapolis valley corn, steamed, kernels removed*
1/4 cup (60 ml) red onion, finely sliced
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup (250ml) cold water shrimp, cooked
1 1/2 (375ml) cups microgreens
12 scallops, seared, seasoned with salt & pepper**
Salt & Pepper

Saint-Famille Avon Blanc Vinagrette

1/4 cup (60ml) Sainte-Famille Avon Blanc
1 tsp (5ml) honey***
1 tsp (5ml) dijon mustard
3 tbsp (45ml) fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup (125ml) extra-virgin olive oil
Season to taste salt & pepper


  1. Place corn kernels, red onion, cherry tomatoes and shrimp in a bowl. Place micro greens in a separate bowl.
  2. Dress each with a bit of vinaigrette and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. To plate, place equal amounts of the corn mixture on inividual plates or in bowls. Top each with 3 share scallops and a small handful of microgreens.

Recipe Hints
*Get your vegetables from Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.
**Pick up your scallops/seafood from Clearwater Retail Shops or Fisherman’s Market International.
***Try local honey from Cornect Family Farm.

Recipe provided by: Sainte-Famille Wines 
This recipe is featured in our 2016 Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Adventure Guide

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