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Baby Blue Salad


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Serves 6 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time 10 (for pecans)

Ingredients

¾ lb mixed salad greens
Balsamic Vinaigrette*
4 oz bleu cheese, crumbled
2 oranges, peeled and cut into thin slices
1 pint strawberries, quartered
Sweet and Spicy Pecans**

---*Balsamic Vinaigrette---
½ cup balsamic vinegar
3 tbsp Dijon mustard
3 tbsp honey
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 small shallots, minced
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
1 cup olive oil

---**Sweet and Spicy Pecans---
¼ cup sugar
1 cup warm water
1 cup pecan halves
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp chili powder
⅛ tsp ground red pepper


Toss greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette and crumbled bleu cheese.


Place on 6 individual plates.


Arrange orange slices over greens.


Sprinkle with strawberries.


Top with Sweet-and-Spicy Pecans.



---Balsamic Vinaigrette---


Whisk together balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, minced garlic, minced shallots, salt and pepper until blended.


Gradually whisk in olive oil.



---Sweet and Spicy Pecans---


Stir together ¼ cup sugar and 1 cup warm water until sugar dissolves.


Add pecan halves, and soak 10 minutes.


Drain, discarding sugar mixture.


Combine 2 tablespoons sugar, chili powder and red pepper.


Add pecans, tossing to coat.


Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.


Bake in oven at 350° F for 10 minutes or until pecans are golden brown, stirring once.


Pairs Well With


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