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Mixed Greens and Apples with hot Cider Dressing Recipe

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This recipe for Mixed Greens and Apples with hot Cider Dressing, by , is from The Otey Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Monday, October 1, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 lb thin bacon slices
1/3 c vegetable oil
8 large shallots, thinly sliced
3 c unsweetened apple cider, boiled until reduced to 1/3 cup
3 tbsp cider vinegar
2 tsp golden brown sugar
ground pepper
1/2 lb jicama
4 heads belgian endive
1 large head boston lettuce, torn
1 head curly endive, torn
6 large green onions, cut diagonally
1 medium granny smith apple, unpeeled, cored and cut into matchstick julienne

Directions:
Directions:
Cook bacon in heavy large skillet until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels and drain. Crumble bacon into 1 inch pieces. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons fat from skillet. Add vegetable oil to skillet and heat 1 minute over medium heat. Add shallots and cook until golden brown, stirring frequently, about 15 minutes. Add reduced cider, vinegar and sugar and simmer 1 minutes. Season generously with pepper. Taste, adding more vinegar if sharper flavor is desired. Set aside. Peel jicama and cut into matchstick julienne. Cut belgian endive diagonally into 1/2 inch wide slices. Toss with lettuce, curly endive and green onions in large bowl. Toss jicama and apple with salad. Bring dressing to boil. Pour over greens; toss well. Divide salad among plates. Sprinkle bacon over and serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was the salad Mr. Tom made for one of his famous New Year's Eve dinners.

 

 

 

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