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Monday, August 29, 2011

Mama Sherri's Simple Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

This is a fun salad to serve in the fall...or in our case, anytime!

Ingredients:

chopped Romaine lettuce
diced Fuji apple
diced Granny Smith apple
chopped pecans
dried cranberries
bleu cheese crumbles
diced grilled chicken

Pomegranate Vinaigrette dressing
1 cup pomegranate juice
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp.balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

Make dressing:
1. Boil pomegranate juice approximately 9-10 minutes, until it is reduced to 1/3 cup.
2. Remove from heat.
3. Stir in sugar, salt, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
4. Set aside to cool.

Layer salad (use however much you like for each layer):
1. chopped Romaine lettuce
2. diced Fuji apple
3. diced Granny Smith apple
4. chopped pecans
5. dried cranberries
6. bleu cheese crumbles
7. diced grilled chicken

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