Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Apple Pear Salad With Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Apple Pear Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

1 16 oz. pkg romain lettuce, washed
1 6 oz. block swiss cheese, shaved
1 cup roasted, salted cashews
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1 large apple, thinly sliced
1 large pear, thinly sliced

Toss together first 6 ingredients in a large bowl.

Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

2/3 cup light olive oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 T poppy seeds
2 tsp finely chopped onion
1 tsp dijon mustard
1/2 tsp salt

Process 2/3 cup light olive oil and remaining ingredients in a blender until smooth. store in an airtight container.

Pour over salad and serve.

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