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Special Green Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diddy (Mealing) Thompson
Added: Thursday, January 20, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Dressing:
6 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
teaspoon salt
1 clove of garlic, finely minced

Salad Greens
1 small head of Boston lettuce
2 heads of Bibb lettuce
2 heads of Belgium endive
1 bunch of water cress
2 tablespoons of fresh chopped parsley
2 tablespoons of fresh chopped chives
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
2 teaspoons fresh thyme
1 avocado, diced or thinly sliced (not too small)

Directions:
Directions:
Put dressing ingredients in bottom of large salad bowl. Add all salad greens. May chill at this point until ready to serve. Add avocado just before serving. Mix well at the table; being sure to mix from the bottom to distribute dressing and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The fresh herbs add a wonderful touch to this salad.

 

 

 

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