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Red Leaf, Avocado, and Apple Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teri Krause
Added: Sunday, November 25, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp coarse-crain dijon mustard
1 (1 lb) head red leaf lettuce
1 avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
1 granny smith apple, thinly sliced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Combine oil, lemon juice, and mustard in jar. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, close tightly, and shake vigorously to combine.

Toss dressing with lettuce. Distribute salad among plates, top with avocado, apple slices, and sprinkle with pecans to serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 2 cup servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minute prep time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a sweet/tangy dressing, add a bit of sugar free maple syrup to taste. I also prefer more mustard than the recipe calls for. A favorite store bought honey mustard dressing would also work well with this salad.

 

 

 

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