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Elegant Green Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Elegant Green Salad, by , is from FAMILY FAVORITES 2007, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barb & Roger Grefe
Added: Sunday, April 22, 2007


1 C. torn spinach
1 head romaine lettuce (6 cups)
1 C. seedless grapes halved
1/2 C. toasted slivered almonds
1 - 11 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
1 avocado - peeled, cubed

1/2 C. oil
1/4 C. vinegar
1/4 C. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt

Mix ingredients for dressing and chill. Assemble the salad ingredients except the avocado. Just before serving toss the salad with the dressing and add the avocado, just before plating.




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