A simple, delicious side dish.
Whisk together the mustard and vinegar in a large bowl. Drizzle in the olive oil, whisking until the dressing is emulsified. Season with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Using a knife or mandoline, thinly slice the apple into half-moons. Add the apples to the dressing and toss to coat. Add the arugula, smoked almonds and 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Dollop the ricotta over the top and serve immediately.
Cook’s Note: The ricotta cheese can be substituted with goat cheese, feta or any other creamy, crumbly cheese you have on hand.