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Almond, Blue Cheese & Cranberry Salad

Almond, Blue Cheese & Cranberry Salad

Almond cranberry salad is crisp, colorful and perfect for a crowd.


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25 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
16
servings

Ingredients

Salad Dressing

1/4 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup tarragon white wine vinegar or white wine vinegar

1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

Almonds

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup slivered almonds

3 tablespoons sugar

Salad

2 (10-ounce) packages European salad blend  

1 medium (1 cup) yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

1/2 cup sliced green onions

1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries or cherries

4 ounces ( 1/2 cup) crumbled blue cheese or feta cheese

 

 *Substitute your favorite salad blend.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all dressing ingredients in jar or small container with tight-fitting lid; shake well to mix. Refrigerate.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling; add almonds and 2 tablespoons sugar. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 4-5 minutes or until sugar melts and nuts are golden brown. Remove from heat; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Quickly spread onto waxed paper-lined baking sheet; cool completely.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all salad ingredients, caramelized almonds and dressing in bowl just before serving. Serve immediately.

Tip #1

This salad is very versatile. Try substituting your favorite vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, such as snap peas, red onion, dried apricots, dried or fresh blueberries, pecans, etc. For a smaller salad simply cut recipe in half.

Nutrition (1 serving)

120 Calories
8 Fat (g)
5 Cholesterol (mg)
180 Sodium (mg)
10 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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