Festive Green Salad and Sugared Nuts

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Grannie B

A festive green salad for special occasions. This salad can also be made with fresh strawberries (when in season) in place of the cranberries. The dressing makes enough for many salads. The sugared nuts recipe for the salad follows the salad dressing recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the salad: Use bagged spring greens and sprinkle crumbled feta cheese, craisins and sugared nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts or cashews). You can also use honey roasted nuts, or smoked almonds.
  2. For the sugared nuts: Heat oven to 325.
  3. Combine sugar, cinnamon and salt in a small bowl.
  4. Place egg white in a separate bowl and beat at high speed of electric beater till soft peeks form.
  5. Continue beating, adding sugar mixture gradually till stiff peaks form. Gently stir in nuts by hand.
  6. Line a 9x13 pan with heavy duty tin foil. Melt the butter in the oven in the foil lined pan.
  7. Spread the nut mixture evenly over the butter.
  8. Bake stirring about every 10 minutes till nuts are browned, and no butter remains (about 25 minutes)
  9. Cool completely; then store in airtight container.

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