By May 17, 2012 Read More →

Summer Harvest Salad

This delicious gourmet salad is part of our series on great 5 Minute Meals for the the busy workweek.  But, there is no need to reserve it simply for Monday thru Friday.  Bring it to your next potluck or serve it for a summer party.  No one will believe it only took you 5 minutes to make!

 

Difficulty: Easy * Preparation Time: 5 Min * Makes: 2-4

 

Ingredients:

1 Medium Head Romain Lettuce

1 Medium Bag Baby Spinach

1 (12 oz.) Feta Cheese Crumbled

1 Can Sliced Orange (reserve the syrup)

1 Apple, chopped into bite sized pieces (sweeter apples works best)

1/4 – 1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries

1/4 Cup Walnuts, toasted

Salt and Pepper, to taste

 

Preparation:

Wash the lettuce and spinach and tear into bite sized pieces.  Drain well and place into large salad bowl and toss together.

Add two-third of the feta cheese.  Top with oranges, apples, and cranberries.  Finish by adding the remaining sprinkle of  cheese and the toasted walnuts.  Drizzle with a bit of the reserved orange syrup to taste.  Serve.

Note: Experiment with combinations of your favorite seasonal fruit.  Many will work very well in this recipe.

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