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Thursday, August 02 2012

Crisp and peppery radicchio adds color to this salad recipe. The purple-red heads complement the green baby spinach leaves. Add plums, crisp-cooked bacon, and pecans to round out this side dish.


Savory Plum Salad
Recipe from 
Servings: Serves 6 to 8.
Total Time: 25 mins
     or 2 heads  radicchio (about 4 cups)
    1/2  of a 6-oz. bag  baby spinach (4 cups)
       plums, quartered and pitted
    1/2  cup  pecan halves, toasted
     slices  bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
     Tbsp.  raspberry vinegar
     Tbsp.  Dijon-style mustard
    1/2  tsp.  salt
    1/4  tsp.  ground black pepper
    1/3  cup  extra-virgin olive oil
    1/4  cup  crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
Cut radicchio in wedges. Place in salad bowl with spinach, plums, nuts and bacon.
In small bowl whisk together vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Whisk in olive oil; drizzle on salad. Toss gently to combine. Sprinkle cheese. Serves 6 to 8.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 265, Total Fat 24 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Monounsaturated Fat 14 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 13 mg, Sodium 531 mg, Carbohydrate 9 g, Total Sugar 5 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 6 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 16%, Calcium 6%, Iron 6%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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