The Fully Loaded (Salad)

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Normally when one goes to make a salad, there will likely be a max of five ingredients.  Greens, a few colorful vegetables (carrots, onions, tomatoes and the like), perhaps a pungent cheese for good measure.  However, we really wanted to mix up your version of lettuce on a plate, so we bring you our fifteen ingredient masterpiece.  Not only is it CHOKED full of nutrients but its taste and colorful presentation is worth the extra chopping.  So break out your kitchen sheers and get to work; this salad will be your new culinary favorite.

You will need the following:

Arugula
Radicchio
Baby mix lettuce
Shaved fennel
Cranberries
Pear
Roughly chopped dill
Basil
Parsley
Chives
Thime
Cherry tomatoes
Gorgonzola cheese
Candied pecans
Julienne red onion

Next make a simple vinaigrette with balsamic, Dijon and extra virgin olive oil.

Chop all and combine. Sit back and enjoy.

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2 responses

  1. This salad looks amazing — so fresh and so much more exciting than the usual “5 ingredient” salad. I think pears in a salad are one of the best toppings and so underutilized. Your pictures are stunning, too. Thank you for sharing!

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