Add a little lavender to your holiday meal with this yummy salad

Lavender Citrus Salad
Ingredients:
1 bunch each arugula, green leaf, red leaf and romaine lettuces, or a spring salad mix
1 small can tangerines (11 ounces)
1/3 cup feta cheese
1/2 cup lavender-carmelized walnuts (see recipe below)
1 T dried culinary lavender buds
Preperation:
Mix 2 cups each of the lettuces. Evenly divice remaining ingredients on each salad. Drizzle with your favorite salad dressing.

Lavender-carmelized Walnuts
Ingredients:
1/2 cup walnuts
2 T lavender sugar (see recipe below)
2 T unsalted butter
Preparation:
Melt butter over medium heat in large saute pan. Add nuts and toss until coated and lightly toasted. Add lavender sugar. Continue to toss until sugar begins to carmelize. Remove from heat. Place nuts on parchment paper or lightly greased cookie sheet. Separate clumps. Let cool.

Lavender Sugar
Ingredients:
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 T coarsely ground dried culinary lavender buds
preparation:
Mix sugar and lavender together. Store in airtight container for several days to infuse flavors.

(Recipes courtesy of Hobby Farm Home Magazine and Sauvie Island Lavender Farm)

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2 Comments

  1. Kathy Kimbrough said,

    November 13, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    Hi Ann,
    Our neighborhood is having a progressive Christmas dinner party and I will be doing the salads. How wonderful that you have such a great looking salad that will be perfect for our occasion and features lavender! Thanks, Kathy

  2. lavbundle said,

    November 14, 2010 at 5:56 am

    Sounds good Kathy! I will be test driving it myself, please report back if you have any modifications to the recipes. Enjoy!!


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