That’s what was for lunch today! AND, I had all or most of the ingredients for my lunch in a bowl. Yeah, it was a salad day..altho I did partake of some rib eye steak that I smoked yesterday over pecan wood…but today, it was mainly salad.
I saw a version of this a while back on Sandra Lee’s Semi-Homemade TV show on Food Network and a my old next-door neighbor had sent a similar one. So I combined the two and added a bit of my own ingredients. It’s rapidly become a favorite among my female relatives…the guys, not so much. This salad is perfect for Easter menus.
Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl and pour a poppy seed dressing over it. The amount of dressing is up to your taste. I like lots. 😀
Spring Greens (romaine, iceburg, red leaf, arugula,etc.)
Fresh Strawberries, sliced
Roasted and chopped pecans (walnuts are ok too) (for more taste, place pecans in a 350° oven for 5 mins. and no more!)
Wisconsin Bleu Cheese or Feta
Mandarin oranges (canned is usually what I have on hand but those new midget oranges might be good too?)
Fresh mushrooms, sliced
Note: This salad doesn’t store well so make up just enough for the occasion.