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.
serves4 - 6
prep time25 Min
methodNo-Cook or Other
haas avocado ( the smaller brown ones )
virgin olive oil
red wine vinegar or white balsamic vinegar
How To Make
place almonds & olive oil in saute pan
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
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.
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)
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Categories & Tags for California Salad ( off the cuff ):