"I don't think America will have really made it until we have our own salad dressing. Until then we're stuck behind the French, Italians, Russians and Caesarians."--Pat McNelis

Yummy Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Yummy Salad, by , is from Real cooking from Real housewives, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Launa Thompson
Added: Thursday, April 23, 2009


2 bunches spinach
1/2 head of lettuce
1 1/2 cups cooked chicken
5-6 strips of bacon cooked
1/2 cup cottage cheese
1 1/2 cups Swiss cheese, grated
1 cup red grapes
1 purple onion, diced
2 cups sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup bean sprouts
candied walnuts

1 cup olive oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup white vinegar
1 Tbls. poppyseeds
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. salt
1-2 chopped green onions
Blend together

Preparing Bacon:
Put bacon sprinkled with 1/2 cup brown sugar on a tin foil covered pan and bake in oven @ 425 for 10 minutes. Turn bacon over and bake a bit longer.

Preparing Candied Walnuts:
Melt equal parts sugar and butter in sauce pan and stir in walnuts. Cook for a few minutes and then let dry on wax paper.




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