Serves 15 people
4 5-oz. bags mixed baby greens
2 cups dried cranberries
3 persimmons, peeled and chopped
3 ripe pears, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
2 cups almonds, pecans, and/or pistachios
2 cups crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup fresh chives, chopped
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 Tbs. honey
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. Italian-flavor dry salad dressing mix
3 Tbs. olive oil
- In a large salad bowl, combine and mix all salad ingredients.
- Make dressing: Blend first four ingredients in small bowl; gradually whisk in olive oil; add salt and pepper to taste.
- Toss salad with dressing and serve.
Source: Submitted by Jackie Burton and photo by Jetties (www.jettiesdc.com)