Café Girasole's Famous Field of Greens Salad
(courtesy of Leslie Dupont, chef/owner of Café Girasole in Gardnerville, Nev. Serves 4) Salads - Cafe Girasole Photo by Howard Hawk 1 red bell pepper
1/3 purple onion, sliced thinly
2 cups mixed greens
½ cup gorgonzola crumbled blue cheese
½ cucumber, scored and sliced
¼ cup candied pecans
¼ cup dried cranberries
½ cup fresh blackberries
Marionberry dressing (available for sale at Café Girasole, Gardnerville, Nev.) In a bowl, toss salad mix with Café Girasole's marionberry dressing (about 4 ounces). Plate salad on favorite platter. Top with all ingredients, including bell pepper, gorgonzola, dried cranberries, cucumbers, candied pecans, fresh blackberries, and red onion. Enjoy with a nice glass of merlot! Make the salad at home or enjoy at Café Girasole, 1483 Hwy. 395, Gardnerville, Nev. For details, call 775-782-3314.
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