California Romaine and Raisin Salad

Raisins and pears sprinkled with blue cheese and pecans are tossed with a hot spicy citrus dressing.

Details

INGREDIENTS

    Dressing

    • 1/2 cup Italian dressing
    • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
    • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce

    Salad

    • 1 package (10 ounces) prewashed hearts of romaine lettuce
    • 1 package (6 ounces) prewashed baby spinach leaves
    • 1 can (14 ounces) artichoke hearts
    • 1 1/4 cups California raisins
    • 2 ripe red Bartlett pears; cored, quartered and sliced
    • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled (4 ounces)
    • 2/3 cup pecans, toasted

    PROCEDURE

    Posted August 11, 2011 by Melinda
    Raisins and pears sprinkled with blue cheese and pecans are tossed with a hot spicy citrus dressing.

    • Ready Time :
      0 min

    Servings

    10

    Ingredients

      Dressing

      • 1/2 cup Italian dressing
      • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
      • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
      • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
      • 1/2 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce

      Salad

      • 1 package (10 ounces) prewashed hearts of romaine lettuce
      • 1 package (6 ounces) prewashed baby spinach leaves
      • 1 can (14 ounces) artichoke hearts
      • 1 1/4 cups California raisins
      • 2 ripe red Bartlett pears; cored, quartered and sliced
      • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled (4 ounces)
      • 2/3 cup pecans, toasted

      Directions

      Combine dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well. Set aside. Combine romaine and spinach in large bowl. Rinse artichoke hearts in cold water; pat dry with paper towel. Cut into quarters and add to bowl. Add raisins, pear slices, blue cheese and pecans to bowl; toss with dressing and serve.

      Nutrition Facts Per Serving

      Calories 250 (46% from fat); Total Fat 13g (sat 2.5g, mono 5g, poly 5g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 5mg; Protein 5g; Carbohydrate 30g; (Dietary Fiber 5g; Sugars 21g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 240mg; Calcium 100mg; Potassium 597mg

      This recipe is found in the following categories:

      Special Diet

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