California Salad  ( Off The Cuff ) Recipe

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California Salad ( off the cuff )

Debi Corey

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@HungryCat

This is a really yummy salad & really lives up to it's name. It reminds one of sunshine & warmth. Coming from the Northeast where winter is long & cold it's a nice salad to fix in the winter as it is in summer.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

25 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1
iceburg lettuce
1
navel orange
1 small
red onion
1
haas avocado ( the smaller brown ones )
slivered almonds
dried cranberries
virgin olive oil
red wine vinegar or white balsamic vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
place almonds & olive oil in saute pan
2
tear up as much lettuce as you need, into salad bowl.
peel orange divide into sections, remove any seeds & cut into halves or thirds, add to lettuce
3
slice red onion into very thin slices, cut larger ring into pieces if needed, add to lettuce.
peel & cut avocado into cubes, add to lettuce, toss in cranberries.
4
brown almonds in olive oil, pour over salad & immediately pour red wine vinegar on salad & toss
the balsamic vinegar is not as sharp & a bit sweet ( I like it better but not as pretty)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy