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Mesclun Salad with Cranberries and Avocado

Yield 6 servings
A perfect salad for the holidays, these greens are tossed with chopped avocado and topped with red cranberries. Drizzle with your favorite vinaigrette.

Ingredients

  • 2 (5-ounce) bags gourmet mixed salad greens with herbs (we tested with Dole)
  • 2 ripe avocados, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup walnut halves, toasted
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup blush wine vinaigrette (we tested with Briannas)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

How to Make It

  1. Toss salad greens, avocado, walnuts, and cranberries in a serving bowl. Lightly dress salad with desired amount of vinaigrette; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with pepper; toss again before serving.

Christmas with Southern Living 2004