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Green Leaf Lettuce, Pomegranate and Almond Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Green Leaf Lettuce, Pomegranate and Almond Salad, by , is from 'We Love You Alison' Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diana Terlato
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T fresh lime juice
1 1/2 t sugar
3/4 t. salt
1/4 black pepper
5 T extra virgin olive oil
1 1/4 lb green leaf lettuce (2 heads), torn into 2 inch pieces
1/2 lb watercress (2 bunches), coarse stems discarded and sprigs cut into 1 inch pieces
Seeds from 1 large pomegranate
3/4 c sliced almonds(2 1/4 oz.) toasted in dry skillet for 3 - 4 minutes over med - low heat

Directions:
Directions:
Whisk together lime juice, sugar, salt, and pepper until sugar and salt are dissolved, then add oil in a steady stream, whisking until combined.
Combine lettuce, watercress, and half of the pomegranate seeds in a large serving bowl. Toss with just enough dressing to coat, then sprinkle with the almonds and remaining pomegranate seeds.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great salad. The only problem is that pomegranates are not available year round. The fresh lime juice is key!

 

 

 

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