Friday, February 12, 2016
Meatless Friday Recipe - Salad with Fruit and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing
This salad makes good use of fruit instead of the usual tomatoes, cucumbers, radish additions.
For 4 servings as a side salad.
1 medium romaine lettuce (or any salad green of your choosing), washed, dried and chopped
1 boiled egg per person, peeled and halved
2 Clementine tangerines, peeled and separated
1 Asian pear, Fuji apple (peeled) or pear, washed, sliced into thin wedges
1/2 cup fresh blueberries, raspberries or dried Craisins
1 small cucumber, peeled, halved and sliced, (optional)
1/4 to 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds (optional)
NOTE: You can add as much fruit as you would like.
1/4 cup real balsamic vinegar
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Whisk until well blended