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Ingredients:

Dressing
  • 1/4 cups - vegetable or olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons - red or white wine vinegar
  • 1 envelopes - Lipton Recipe Secrets Savory Herb with Garlic Soup Mix
  • 1 cloves - garlic, pressed
  • Salad
  • 1/2 - medium cucumber, scored, seeded, sliced
  • 1/2 cups - kalamata olives, pitted, halved or sliced
  • 1/2 cups - diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cups - chopped red onion
  • 1 - small carrot, grated
  • 2 cups - diced cooked chicken
  • 1 packages - hearts of romaine lettuce, about 8 cups
  • 1 cans - Great Northern beans, 15.5 oz., drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cups - crumbled feta cheese
  • Lacy Cheese Crisps
  • 4 ounces - Colby and Monterey Jack Cheese blend, sliced into twelve 1/4-inch thick slices
  • Directions:

    For dressing: In a small bowl combine oil, vinegar, soup mix and pressed garlic; whisk until blended and set aside.

    For salad, score cucumber lengthwise using a lemon zester/scorer; remove seeds using a corer, then using Ultimate Slice & Grate fitted with v-shaped blade, slice cucumber; cut slices in half. Using Cherry & Olive Pitter, pit olives; cut in half. Dice bell pepper using Chef's Knife and chop onion using Food Chopper. Grate carrot with the Deluxe Cheese Grater.

    Place vegetables, chicken, lettuce and beans into a medium serving bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese, if desired. Serve immediately with Lacy Cheese Crisps.

    For Lacy Cheese Crisps: Slice the 4-ounce chunk of cheese into twelve 1/4-inch thick slices; cut each slice in half to make 24 squares. Place squares 1 inch apart on large round baking stone. Bake at 375 degrees F for 16-18 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately remove to cooling rack; cool completely.

    Brief Description

    A salad hearty enough for a main dish, includes chicken and Great Northern beans, tossed with homemade vinaigrette.

    Main Ingredient:

    romaine lettuce

    Category:  Salads

    Cuisine:  Mediterranean

    Prep Time: 30 min

    Source

    Pampered Chef

    Posted By:

    1susanne

    Posted On:

    September 27, 2013

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