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Raspberry And Dried Cherry Salad

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Ingredients
  Bibb lettuce head/Boston lettuce 1 Small
  Radicchio lettuce 1
  Leaf lettuce head/Small head of romaine lettuce 1
  Fresh spinach 1⁄2 Pound
For raspberry vinaigrette
  Unsweetened raspberries 10 Ounce, frozen, thawed (1 Package)
  Raspberry vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), thinly sliced
  Pecan pieces 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), toasted
  Tart cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), dried
  Granulated sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Half and half cream/Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash the Bibb lettuce,radicchio, leaf lettuce and spinach thoroughly and drain and tear the leaves into small Chill, if you wish, until ready to use.

MAKING
2) For preparing raspberry vinaigrette :Mash raspberries by pushing them through a fine sieve first and puree with the help of a wooden spoon.
3) Collect at least 3/4 cup of the puree.
4) In the container of an electric blender, mix together vinegar and sugar.
5) Blend until smooth.
6) Continue running the blender, slowly fold in oil and then slowly add half-and-half and raspberry puree also and mix well.

SERVING
7) Chill until ready to serve.
8) Shake well before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raspberry
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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