Friday, September 28, 2012

Balsamic drizzled Red Leaf Lettuce Salad with Figs, Blue Cheese, and Pecans

Balsamic Drizzled Red Leaf Lettuce Salad 
with Figs, Blue Cheese, and Pecans
Figs are an enlightened fruit. A luscious interior of soft sweetness and inherent aphrodesiac qualities combine spiritually in this long cultivated gem. The fig tree originated in the middle east and has been enjoyed as a delicacy since ancient times. Balsamic vinegar, blue cheese and pecans complement nicely in this fresh and divine salad. Serves 4-6

Toss the following in a medium bowl:
4 red leaf lettuce leaves, torn into bite size pieces
2t balsamic vinegar
4t olive oil
pinch sea salt
fresh cracked black pepper

Place the following ingredients on top of tossed salad:
1/4c pecan halves
1/4c crumbled blue cheese
2 figs, cut into fourths

Serve immediately.

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