Get a jump on your July 4th party planning with this patriotic summer
Red, White and Blue Summer Salad
1 head romaine lettuce, cut into bite sized pieces
1 head red lettuce, cut into bite sized pieces
1 c. glazed walnuts or pecans ** see note below
2 c. sliced strawberries
1 ½ c. blueberries
4 oz. crumbled feta cheese
Place lettuces in a large bowl and combine. Follow by layering the glazed nuts followed by
the strawberries, blueberries, and finishing with the feta cheese.
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. red wine vinegar
1 t. dry mustard
1 1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. chopped red onion
1 c. canola oil
1 T poppy seeds
To make the dressing: add the sugar, vinegar, dry mustard, salt, red onion to a blender.
Blend until smooth.
Then, through opening in blender lid slowly add 1 cup canola while blending. Then add
poppy seeds and pulse a few times until combined. Serve dressing with salad.
** You can buy glazed nuts from the store or make your own.
Add 1 cup walnuts or pecans to a sauce pan with 1 Tbsp honey. Cook over medium
while stirring for a few minutes until the honey begins to look foamy in the pan. Remove
from the heat and place on a greased baking sheet. Allow to cool completely.