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       Title: Lover’s Salad With Strawberry Vinaigrette
  Categories: Salads
       Yield: 4 servings
  
            Vinaigrette:
  
   5      ozs           frozen strawberries -- defrosted
   2 1/2 tbsps balsamic vinegar 2 tbsps olive oil 1 tsp
   dijon mustard 1/4 tsp salt ground black pepper -- to
   taste
   
   Salad: 1/2  lb asparagus 1 head Boston lettuce 5 ozs
   baby greens 1 med carrot -- peeled and shredded 1/2 c
   feta cheese -- crumbled 2 tbsps almond slivers --
   toasted
   
   To Prepare the Vinaigrette:  In a blender or food
   processor, puree the berries.  Add the vinegar, oil,
   mustard, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth.
   Refrigerate until ready to use.
   
   To Prepare the Salad:  Break off the ends of the
   asparagus and cut on the diagonal into 2-inch pieces.
   Bring a pan of water to a boil, add the asparagus and
   cook 2-3 minutes, until tender. Drain and rinse in
   cold water until chilled. Pat dry. Clean and tear the
   lettuce and greens into bite-size pieces. Put into a
   large bowl, cover with paper towels and refrigerate.
   When ready to serve, combine the asparagus, greens,
   carrot, feta and almonds.  Toss with about half the
   vinaigrette, using just enough to lightly coat the
   greens. Serve.
   
   Recipe By     : Seattle Times-posted by Mike Key
   
   From: Mike Key                        Date: Mon,
   02-05-96 (19:08) Sound Advice
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