Green Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 cup sliced almonds

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup fresh cranberries or Fresh Package

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons water

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1 pound mixed salad greens

4 ounces crumbled blue cheese (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Arrange almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast in oven for 5 minutes, or until nuts begin to brown.

In a blender or food processor, combine the vinegar, oil, cranberries, mustard, garlic, salt, pepper, and water. Process until smooth.

In a large bowl, toss the almonds, onion, blue cheese, and greens with the vinegar mixture until evenly coated.




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