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Apple And Sausage Salad

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Ingredients
  Tart apple 1 Large (firm, Golden Delicious or Granny Smith)
  Boiling potatoes 8 Ounce, cooked, cooled and peeled (2 whole)
  Pepperoni 2 Ounce (1 piece)
  Hot pepper cheese/Mild monterey jack cheese 4 Ounce (1 piece)
  Thinly sliced prosciutto 2 Ounce
For creamy mustard dressing
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Dijon style mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Green onion 1 Large, finely chopped (both white and green parts)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lettuce head 1⁄2 , shredded (romaine or red leaf)
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Teaspoon, toasted
Directions

1. Halve and core the apple; leave the skin on. Cut the apple into 1/2-inch-thick slices; cut the slices into matchsticks, 1 inch long. Do the same with the potatoes, cutting into matchsticks. Cut the pepperoni and cheese into the same-size pieces. Shred the prosciutto. Combine the apple, potato, pepperoni, prosciutto and cheese in a large bowl.
2. Prepare the Creamy Mustard Dressing: Whisk the cream in a small bowl until it begins to thicken. Add the vinegar, mustard, green onion, salt and pepper; whisk to combine well.
3. Add the dressing to the salad ingredients in the bowl; toss to coat well.
4. Arrange the shredded lettuce on a serving platter. Mound the salad on top. Sprinkle the salad with the toasted almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Sausage
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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