As Aired On May 16, 2012
Recipe Courtesy of Si Foster , adapted from Southern Living MagazineIngredients:Salad:
2 Gala apples, thinly sliced (about 1 lb.)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 (6-oz.) package baby spinach and spring greens mix
3 cups chopped, cooked chicken
1/2 of a small red onion, sliced thin
1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded smoked Gouda cheese
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced celery
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1 cup salted cashews or pecansHoney-Mustard Dressing
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup yellow mustard
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2-3 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
1.) Toss apple slices with lemon juice.
2.) Layer salad greens, apples, chicken, and next 5 ingredients in a large glass bowl.
3.) Whisk together all dressing ingredients, or use immersion blender, and blend until combined.
4.) Toss salad with 1/4 cup Honey-Mustard Dressing just before serving. Tips:
-One small Rotisserie chicken may be subbed for the 3 cups cooked chicken.
-Plate the salad individually, and dress each salad.
-For a richer, creamier dressing recipe calls increase mayonnaise to 1 cup.
Si Foster is the blogger behind A Bountiful Kitchen. For more of her recipes, visit abountifulkitchen.com
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