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Ladies' Choice Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Renda Cogburn
Added: Saturday, July 25, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 head romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
2 (11 oz) cans mandarin oranges, drained
1 qt. fresh strawberries, stemmed and halved
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
2 avocados, cut into chunks
cinnamon Vinaigrette
Cinnamon Vinaigrette:
2/3 cup olive oil
2/3 cup raspberry vinegar
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. hot sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Place lettuce in a large glass bowl. Top with oranges, strawberries, onion, pecans, and avocados. Drizzle with half Cinnamon Vinaigrette, gently tossing to combine. Serve remaining vinaigrette with salad.
Cinnamon Vinaigrette:
Combine oil, vinegar, salt, cinnamon, pepper and hot sauce in a jar. Cover tightly and shake vigorously. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Shake well before serving. Yield: 1 1/3 cups.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 19
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a beautiful salad and guaranteed to be a hit with your family as well as guests. If desired, you can use two (10 ounce) packages ready-to-serve romaine lettuce instead of the head of romaine lettuce.

 

 

 

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