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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 146.6
  • Total Fat: 13.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.7 mg
  • Sodium: 194.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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Chopped Bleu Cheese Salad

Submitted by: SCIGEEK

Introduction

This is a knock-off recipe of Outback Steak House's salad and it gets raves when I make it. The original recipe called for a mix of bibb, redleaf and iceberg lettuce but I usually only buy romaine... This is a knock-off recipe of Outback Steak House's salad and it gets raves when I make it. The original recipe called for a mix of bibb, redleaf and iceberg lettuce but I usually only buy romaine...
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Candied cinnamon pecans:
    1/6 c. sliced length-wise pecans
    1/4 t. cinnamon
    1.5 t. brown sugar
    .75 t. butter, melted

    Salad:
    4.5 cups chopped romaine lettuce, washed and dried
    .5 green onion chopped

    Blue Cheese Vinaigrette:
    2 T. olive oil
    2 T. white vinegar
    1/8 t. balsamic vinegar
    1 t. dijon mustard
    1 T. lowfat sour cream
    1 T. fresh basil

Directions

Candied cinnamon pecans: Mix together the cinnamon and brown sugar. Toss pecans with melted butter, then with the cinnamon/sugar mixture, tossing well to ensure a thorough coating. Put the nuts on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 5-8 minutes until sugar is caramelized. Remove the baking sheet from the oven, slide the parchment together with the nuts off the sheet to cool and set aside.

Bleu Cheese Vinaigrette:
Whisk together the vinaigrette ingrediants

Salad: Chop the lettuce into bite-sized pieces, use a salad spinner to wash and dry them. Slice the green onion. Place the chopped lettuce in a serving bowl, one large enough to toss the salad in. Add the vinaigrette and toss thoroughly to coat. Sprinkle with the chopped onion. Break the cooled pecan slices apart and sprinkle them over the salad. Serve and enjoy. Note: if taking this to a picnic or potluck make sure you prepare it just before you go of the lettuce will get a bit limp after a couple of hours.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SCIGEEK.






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