California Salad ( off the cuff )

California Salad  ( Off The Cuff ) Recipe

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Debi Corey

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
25 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make California Salad ( off the cuff )

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)

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About California Salad ( off the cuff )

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




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