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Cool & Sizzlin’SaladsBlueberry Spinach Salad
Serves 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes

10 cups spinach
2 1/4 cups blueberries
1/2 cup pecans
1 cup olive oil
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 tsp McCormick Sea Salt Grinder|
1 tsp McCormick Poppy Seeds

In a large bowl, combine spinach, 2 cups blueberries and pecans. Toss salad. In a food processor, combine oil, vinegar and 1/4 cup blueberries. In a jar with a top, combine oil mixture with salt and poppy seeds. Shake the jar until the dressing is well combined.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 325, Fat: 32 g (4 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 179 mg, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Fiber: 3 g, Protein: 2 g

BLT Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes

6 romaine lettuce leaves
6 slices turkey bacon
1 tomato, chopped
1/2 cup blue cheese
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1/2 cup light ranch dressing
McCormick Black Pepper Grinder, to taste

Place one leaf of lettuce on each plate. Microwave bacon for 6 minutes and crumble each piece of bacon over a leaf of lettuce. Add tomato, blue cheese, onion and ranch dressing onto each leaf in the form of a cobb salad. Grind black pepper over salad, to taste.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 117, Fat: 9 g (0 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 24 mg, Sodium: 500 mg, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Fiber: 0 g, Protein: 6 g

Mixed Greens Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serves 6

6 cups mixed greens
1/4 cup almonds, toasted
2 oranges
1/4 cup red onion, quartered
2 Tbs olive oil
2 Tbs orange juice
1/4 tsp McCormick Sea Salt Grinder
1/4 tsp McCormick Black Pepper

In a large bowl, combine mixed greens and almonds. Peel the orange, take out each section and place into salad. Toss salad. In a jar with a top, combine olive oil, orange juice, salt and pepper. Shake jar until well distributed. Pour dressing over salad.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 321, Fat: 10 g (1 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 243 mg, Carbohydrates: 50 g, Fiber: 15 g, Protein: 10g

Tyson Chicken Strip Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serves 4

2 cups Tyson Chicken Strips, cooked
1 Tbs McCormick Cumin
6 cups romaine lettuce
1/4 cup walnuts
1 apple, sliced

Sprinkle cumin over chicken strips. Cook chicken according to package instructions. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, walnuts, apple slices and cooked chicken strips.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 199, Fat: 8 g (1 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 60 mg, Sodium: 63 mg, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Fiber: 3 g, Protein: 25 g

© 2010, Brookshire Grocery Co. Nutrient counts are rounded to the nearest whole number. All dietary and lifestyle changes should be supervised by a physician.

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