Cape Cod Chopped Salad

Cape Cod Chopped Salad Recipe

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Shared at the Feb 18th Curious Cuisiners meeting by Noreen Waters


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20 Min
20 Min


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8 oz
thick sliced bacon
8 oz
baby arugula
large granny smith apple, peeled and diced
1/2 c
toasted walnut halves coarsely chopped
1/2 c
dried cranberries
6 oz
blue cheese, crumbled


3 Tbsp
good apple cider vinegar
1 tsp
orange zest
2 Tbsp
fresh orange juice
2 1/2 tsp
dijon mustard
2 Tbsp
pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp
freshly ground pepper
kosher salt
2/3 c
good live oil

How to Make Cape Cod Chopped Salad


  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees. place baking rack on a sheet pan and lay bacon slices on the rack. Roast the bacon for about 20 minutes, until nicely browned, Allow to cool,
  • 2In a large bowl, toss together the arugula, apple, walnuts, cranberries and blue cheese.
  • 3For the dressing, whisk together vinegar, orange zest, orange juice, mustard, maple syrup 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and the pepper in a bowl. Slowly whack in the olive oil.
  • 4Chop the bacon in large pieces and add it to the salad. Toss the salad with just enough dressing to moisten. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and toss again. Serve immediately.

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About Cape Cod Chopped Salad

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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