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Pecan Praline Salad Recipe

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Courtney Wilson
Added: Friday, October 28, 2005


1/4 c. granulated sugar
1/2 c. pecan pieces
2 c. fresh spinach leaves
2 c. torn leaf lettuce
1 c. sliced mushrooms
1 green onion, thinly sliced
1 tsp. dried tarragon leaves
3 tbls. olive or salad oil
1 tbl. white or red wine vinegar
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. salt
freshly ground black pepper
1 (11oz) can mandarin oranges, drained

Put sugar into heavy skillet.
Place on high heat. Stir until sugar melts and caramelizes.
Add pecans, toss until nuts are coated. Turn onto buttered pieced of foil, separate nuts and let them cool.
Wash spinach and lettuce to remove dirt and sand. Dry thoroughly.
Place into salad bowl and top with mushrooms and onion. Sprinkle with tarragon leaves.
Just before serving, drizzle vinegar, salt and pepper. Toss, add mandarin oranges and top with caramelized pecans.

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Personal Notes:
Good served with baked or BBQ chicken.




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