RECIPE: Sonoma Salad

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Sonoma Salad - Grand Lux Cafe

Salad Ingredients:
• 1          lb.        Baby Lettuces
• 1/2       cup      Fresh corn kernels
• 1/2       ea.        Avocado cut into 1/2" pieces
• 1/4       cup      Dates, pitted and cut into 1/2” pieces
• 1/4       cup      Red Onions, sliced into thin strips
• 2          cups     Cooked marinated chicken, cut into strips
• To taste           Kosher or sea salt
• To taste           Ground black pepper
• 1          cup      Hazelnut Mustard Dressing (recipe to follow)

To garnish:
• 1/4       cup      Roasted red bell peppers, cut into strips
• 1/4       cup      Roasted yellow bell peppers, cut into strips
• 1/4       cup      Goat cheese, crumbled
• 1/4       cup      Golden Raisins or regular raisins
• 1/2       cup      Bacon, cooked, cut into 1/2" pieces
• 1/4       cup      Walnuts, glazed and chopped

Place the corn kernels, avocado, dates, red onions and chicken into a large bowl. Season the ingredients with salt and pepper.

Add the salad dressing around the bowl and over the salad ingredients.  Toss the salad ingredients and the dressing together to coat the salad ingredients evenly.  Divide the salad evenly onto two salad plates.

Sprinkle the remaining ingredients over the salad to garnish.

Serve immediately.