FLAVOR-BLAST SALAD  
 
  SERVINGS: 3 to 4  

PREP TIME: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 15 mins

SUBMITTED BY: Greg de la Cruz

SUBMISSION DATE: 8/22/2008

SUBMITTER LOCATION: Commerce City, CA
 
INGREDIENTS
 
Fresh GourmetŪ Butter & Garlic Premium Croutons, or your favorite flavor
3/4 cup Fresh GourmetŪ Glazed Walnuts
8 oz arugula
3/4 cup thinly sliced apple
3/4 cup sliced dates
walnut vinaigrette
3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
1 artichoke heart (freshly steamed or canned - drained)
1 tbsp pistachio olive oil



  DIRECTIONS
 
Remove stems from arugula, clean and pat dry.

Mix arugula, Fresh GourmetŪ Glazed Walnuts, apple and dates together.

Toss arugula mixture with desired amount of walnut vinaigrette.

Arrange salad on plate topped with Fresh GourmetŪ Butter & Garlic Premium Croutons (or your favorite flavor) and blue cheese.

Cut artichoke into 8 pieces and arrange around salad.

Lightly cover salad with pistachio olive oil (optional)