Winter Green Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
Toast walnuts by placing on a paper towel and cooking in the microwave for 2 minutes, turning once. Cool before serving! You can substitute dried cranberries for the cherries. The dressing recipe makes enough for several salads.
- 16 oz. fresh garden greens
- 1 cup feta cheese
- 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 3/4 cup dried cherries, you can use cranberries
- 1 cup walnuts, toasted
- 2/3 cup olive oil
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp. poppy seeds
- 1 tsp. salt
Toast walnuts by placing on a paper towel and cooking in the microwave for 2 minutes, turning once. Cool before adding to the salad.
Place the greens in a large serving bowl. Next layer the feta cheese, chopped red onion, dried cherries, and cooled walnuts.
In a small bowl, combine the oil, sugar, lemon juice, poppy seeds, and salt. Mix well (or shake). Drizzle dressing over the salad (not all of it) according to taste.