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Northwest Autumn Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Northwest Autumn Salad, by , is from The BENOIT Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeannie McCall LeBlanc
Added: Monday, June 12, 2006


1 head red leaf lettuce
1 head Bibb lettuce
1 C watercress leaves
2 Red Delicious apples
3/4 C glazed pecans, chopped (see recipe under Misc.)
3/4 C blue cheese, crumbled
1/2 C walnut or vegtable oil
1/4 C cider vinegar
2 T shallot, minced
2 T lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 T maple syrup
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper

Tear lettuce into bite-sized pieces and place in large salad bowl.
Add watercress leaves. Cut apples into very thin wedges and
place on top of greens. Sprinkle pecans and blue cheese evenly
over salad. Dressing: place oil, vinegar, shallots, lemon juice,
maple syrup, salt and pepper Mix dressing in a small jar with a
tight fitting lid. Shake until evenly combined. Drizzle dressing
over salad. Toss gently and serve immediately.

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