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Monthly Archives: April 2005


Turkey Club Salad with Avacado Dressing

 

This quick and easy to make Turkey Club salad is a fine treat for the family. With our house Avacado dressing, this salad becomes something will get requested often.

Our Avacado dressing can also be used as a chip dip or as a sandwich spread.

Preperation Time: 15 min

Total Time: 15 min

Makes: 4 servings.

You need:

  • Salad Ingredients:
    • 12 slices microwave ready sliced bacon (recommended: Ready Crisp bacon)
    • 3 hearts romaine lettuce
    • 3 plum tomatoes, sliced
    • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
    • Salt and pepper
    • 1 1/2 pounds thick sliced deli roast turkey breast
  • Dressing Ingredients:
    • 2 ripe Hass avocados
    • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons hot sauce (recommended: Frank’s Red Hot Sauce)

Dressing Preperation

  1. Cut all around the ripe avocados down to the pit. Twist and separate the halved fruit. Remove the pit with a spoon, then scoop the flesh with a spoon into your food processor bowl.
  2. Add the zest and juice of 1 lemon to the food processor.
  3. Chop garlic on your board and mash with 1 teaspoon salt to paste the garlic. Add garlic paste and the red wine vinegar to the food processor.
  4. Place lid on the food processor and turn it on.
  5. While the blade is spinning, stream in extra-virgin olive oil and add hot sauce.
  6. Stop processor, taste dressing and adjust seasonings.

Salad Preperation

  1. Crisp the bacon in microwave according to package directions. Remove from microwave and chop.
  2. Chop romaine lettuce and arrange on large platter.
  3. Arrange the tomatoes and chopped red onion on top of that.
  4. Season the salad vegetables with salt and pepper, to your taste. Scatter chopped bacon onto salad.
  5. Slice the turkey into 1/2-inch strips. Arrange the sliced turkey down the center of the salad platter.
  6. Pour dressing back and forth over the platter evenly when you are ready to serve this simple and so-cool salad meal.

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