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ROMAINE & FETA SALAD WITH SPICY GLAZED WALNUTS (OR PECANS)
<p> ROMAINE & <span class="caps">FETA</span> <span class="caps">SALAD</span> <span class="caps">WITH</span> <span class="caps">SPICY</span> <span class="caps">GLAZED</span> <span class="caps">WALNUTS</span> (OR <span class="caps">PECANS</span>)<br /> <img src="http://greenforkfarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/files/product/image/97188/jericho_lettuce_thumb.jpg" /></p> <p><span class="caps">SPICY</span> <span class="caps">GLAZED</span> Walnuts (Or pecans):<br /> 2 tsp. butter<br /> 1 tbsp. sugar<br /> 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper<br /> 1 tsp. water<br /> 2/3 c. pecans or walnuts</p> <p>Melt the butter in a heavy bottomed skillet over medium heat. Add the sugar, black pepper, & water. Cook until the mixture is bubbling. Add the nuts and stir constantly until they are well coated and the sugar has begun to caramelize, about 5 minutes. Spread the nuts on a baking sheet to cool completely.</p> <p><span class="caps">VINAIGRETTE</span> & <span class="caps">SALAD</span>:</p> <p>2 tbsp. lemon juice<br /> 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar<br /> 1/2 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<br /> 1/4 c. light olive oil<br /> 2 heads Romaine lettuce<br /> 6 oz. Feta or Gorgonzola cheese<br /> Spicy glazed nuts (above)</p> <p>1. Whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar and pepper. Slowly add the olive oil and whisk until blended.</p> <p>2. Wash and dry the Romaine leaves and keep refrigerated until ready to use. Tear into bite sized pieces Crumble the Gorgonzola or Feta into small pieces.</p> <p>3. You can top the salad with the dressing, cheese & spiced nuts or toss and serve, as you prefer. Yum!</p> <p>—<a href="http://larrapin.us">Leigh from A Larrapin Garden</a></p>Source: Originally Mendy's mother made this salad for us. This rendition adapted from several recipes much like this one: http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1743,155165-251200,00.html (Entered by Leigh Wilkerson)
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