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Summer Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Summer Salad, by , is from Generations of Good Stuff, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Erica Hobby
Added: Wednesday, October 18, 2006


1 head romaine or leaf lettuce
1 avocado
1 large can mandarin oranges
Blue cheese
Chopped green onions
cup sliced almonds
3 teaspoons sugar
2-4 chicken breasts

1 teaspoon salt
teaspoon pepper
cup oil
teaspoon sugar
4 tablespoons wine vinegar

Mix cut lettuce, avocado, mandarin oranges, blue cheese, and green onions. Cook chicken and cube. Brown sliced almonds on the stove using the sugar, stir constantly. Add dressing and serve.




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