Rating: 5 stars 4.8
606 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 72
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

Wonderful salad for the holiday seasons. Great to serve for dinner at home or to take to a family gathering during the holidays. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a blender or food processor, combine sugar, lemon juice, onion, mustard and salt. Process until well blended. With machine still running add oil in a slow steady stream until mixture is thick and smooth. Add poppy seeds and process just a few seconds more to mix.

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  • In a large serving bowl combine the romaine lettuce, shredded Swiss cheese, cashews, dried cranberries, cubed apple and cubed pear. Toss to mix then pour dressing over salad just before serving and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

277 calories; protein 4.9g; carbohydrates 21g; fat 20.6g; cholesterol 8.7mg; sodium 201.3mg. Full Nutrition
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