Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 cups mixed greens
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup shaved pecorino cheese
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special equipment needed:
- None

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Wash and dry the mixed greens and place them in a large bowl.
2. Toast the chopped walnuts in a dry skillet over medium heat until fragrant and lightly browned. Add them to the bowl with the greens.
3. Shave the pecorino cheese using a vegetable peeler or cheese slicer and add it to the bowl.
4. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper until well combined.
5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
6. Serve immediately.

- Time:
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 5 minutes
- Room temperature
Serving size:
- 4 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 280
- Fat: 24g
- Carbohydrates: 9g
- Protein: 8g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Mixed greens can be substituted with any leafy greens of your choice.
- Pecorino cheese can be substituted with Parmesan cheese.
- Walnuts can be substituted with any other nuts, such as almonds or pecans.

- Add sliced apples or pears for a sweet and crunchy addition.
- Add grilled chicken or shrimp for a protein boost.
- Use a different type of cheese, such as blue cheese or feta.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to toast the walnuts to bring out their flavor.
- Use a vegetable peeler or cheese slicer to shave the cheese thinly for a delicate texture.
- Dress the salad just before serving to prevent the greens from wilting.

Storage instructions:
- This salad is best served immediately and does not store well.

Reheating instructions:
- N/A

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the salad in a large bowl or on individual plates.
- Garnish with additional chopped walnuts and shaved cheese.

- Chopped walnuts
- Shaved cheese

- This salad pairs well with grilled meats or seafood.

Suggested side dishes:
- Garlic bread
- Roasted vegetables

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the dressing is too tart, add more honey to balance the flavors.
- If the salad is too dry, add more dressing.

Food safety advice:
- Wash all produce thoroughly before using.
- Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Food history:
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Flavor profiles:
- This salad is a combination of sweet and savory flavors, with the sweetness from the honey and the nuttiness from the walnuts and cheese.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve this salad as a light lunch or as a side dish with dinner.

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Region: Italian

Taste: Creamy, Nutty, Tangy, Savory, Aromatic