Wednesday, September 19, 2007

California Salad

This is my version of one of my favorite salads from Claim Jumper

California Salad
by: Stephanie

serves: 4-6
prep time: 10 minutes
items you'll need: big salad bowl, skillet, wax paper

1 heart of Romaine Lettuce (washed and chopped)
1/2 yellow bell pepper (sliced)
1/2 red bell pepper (sliced)
1 avocado (sliced in 1 inch pieces)
3 green onions (chopped)
1 cup craisins
1 apple (cut into 1-2 inch pieces)
1 package of fresh raspberries
1 cup candied pecans
Brienna's Blush Wine Vinaigrette Dressing

1. Place all of the lettuce in the bowl
2. Put every in except the raspberries
3. Toss the salad
4. Add raspberries
5. Plate and serve

Candied Pecans
1 cup pecans (in pieces)
1 tbsp butter
1/2 cup brown sugar

1. Heat butter in skillet (over medium heat)
2. Add Pecans, toast slightly
3. Add brown sugar and stir constantly
4. Once sugar has melted and blended with pecans sufficiently take off heat and lay out on wax paper until cool
5. Break apart and add to salad

~If you want to make this a meal, add grilled chicken to the salad

1 comment:

Emma C. said...

I love love love this salad! I've made it a few times since I've been here. I'm actually having it for dinner tonight since Jordan isn't coming home until late.
P.S- I love the name of your blog :) Cute