Rating: 5 stars
343 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 294
  • 4 star values: 41
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

Whenever I make this salad for guests, I'm always asked for the recipe and my family always requests this. We call it 'The Good Salad.'

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Dressing:
Salad:

Directions

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  • In a large, dry skillet over medium-high heat, toast cashews until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove cashews to a dish to cool slightly.

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  • Return skillet to medium-high heat, cook bacon strips until crisp on both sides, about 7 minutes. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon, and soak up grease with a paper towel. Coarsely chop bacon, and set aside.

  • In a medium bowl, stir together butter, rosemary, curry powder, brown sugar, salt, cayenne pepper, and toasted cashews. Set aside.

  • In a small bowl, stir together white wine vinegar, mustard, and honey. Slowly whisk in olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

  • In a large salad bowl, toss dressing with greens, pear slices, grapes, and bacon, and sprinkle with nut mixture.

Nutrition Facts

372 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 21.4g; fat 30.7g; cholesterol 11.7mg; sodium 623.9mg. Full Nutrition
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