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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Pear/Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Poppy Seed Dressing:
¼ C sugar
½ tsp salt
½ tsp dry mustard
¾ tsp poppy seeds
½ C oil
¼ C vinegar

lettuce leaves
pear or avocado, sliced
grapefruit sections
gorgonzola cheese
toasted pecans

Combine the dressing ingredients in a jar and shake or whisk together. Keep refrigerated. Makes 1 cup.
Put lettuce leaves on each plate. Layer with pear or avocado slices, alternate with grapefruit sections; sprinkle cheese and pecans on top. Pour dressing over.

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