The Salad to Bring When They Ask You To Bring a Salad

The Salad to Bring When They Ask You To Bring A Salad really IS the salad to bring to a dinner that friends are throwing....or to a dinner at your own house. The flavors and textures are well balanced and unforgettably delicious!


The Salad to Bring When They Ask You To Bring A Salad really IS the salad to bring to a dinner that friends are throwing....or to a dinner at your own house. The flavors and textures are well balanced and unforgettably delicious!



Ingredients

For Vinaigrette:
  • 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped (approximately 2 T.)
  • 2 T. white wine vinegar
  • 1 T. maple syrup
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. freshly ground black pepper
For Salad:
  • 2 heads of Butter Lettuce (Romaine would be fine, too)
  • 10 oz. spinach
  • 1 c. pecans, toasted and chopped
  • 1/2 c. dried cherries (or craisins)
  • 1/3 c. crumbled blue cheese

Instructions
  1. Whisk together ingredients for vinaigrette in a small bowl or measuring cup.
  2. Toss salad greens in a large bowl with vinaigrette, and sprinkle with nuts, dried fruit, and blue cheese.

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