1 head romaine washed, torn and spun
1 head red leaf lettuce washed, torn and spun
2 apples washed, cored and diced ( Gala or Fuji are best)
1 pear washed, cored and cubed
4 oz. craisins
4oz. sugared, toasted almonds*
1/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. salt
1/3 c. cider vinegar
3/4 c. canola oil
1 T poppy seeds
2 tsp onion (sweet) finely chopped
Put in a jar or tightly sealed plastic container, shake or mix vigorously. Toss with salad ingredients.
Toasted, sugared almonds: Place 4 oz. sliced or slivered almonds in a frying pan. Sprinkle 3 T. sugar over nuts. Heat on medium-high until toasted and sugar caramelizes, stirring often. remove from heat and cool.