Mirenna’s Favorite Salad

in Lunch & Dinner,Sides,Veggies

This salad is festive and practically a meal in itself. Add a chicken breast, salmon or turkey burger and you’re all set!

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 heads of romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup feta cheese (sheep milk preferable)
  • 1 cup apple chunks or sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup roasted pecans
  • 1 cup Nina’s Vinaigrette Dressing

1.  Wash lettuce leaves and spin dry in salad spinner.

2.  Tear or cut lettuce into bite size pieces and place in a large salad bowl.

3. Sprinkle feta cheese over lettuce.

4. Cut apple and/or strawberries into bite-sized chunks and sprinkle on salad.

5. Sprinkle dried cranberries on top.

6. Roast pecans in cast iron skillet on medium heat until gently browned.

7. When nuts are cool, add to salad.

8. Drizzle vinaigrette dressing over salad and toss. Add fresh ground pepper and salt as needed and serve.

Yield: 4 servings, 1/2 cups each