What’s for Dinner?
Sophie’s Chopped Salad
A delicious array of freshness…
Ingredients (for salad):
10 cups romaine lettuce, finely chopped
2 ripe beefsteak tomatoes, finely diced
1/2 cup cooked or canned red beans
1/2 cup cooked or canned chick peas
1/2 cup Nicoise olives, pitted and coarsely chopped
3/4 cup white cheddar cheese, cut into 1/2″ cubes
3/4 cup Monterey jack cheese, cut into 1/2″ cubes
Fried tortilla chips, blue and yellow corn cut into 1/2″ dice
Toss all ingredients, except the tortilla chips, together in a large bowl and dress lightly with balsamic-mustard vinaigrette. Garnish with tortilla chips.
Ingredients (for dressing):
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2 cup blended oil (canola/olive oil)
Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
In a blender, combine the vinegar and mustard until smooth. With the motor running, slowly add the oil until emulsified. Season to taste with salt and pepper.