Sweet Caroline’s Fall Festival Salad

1 Pkg. (7-oz.) Iceberg/Romaine lettuce mix

1 Macintosh apple

1 Bartlett pear

2 Naval Oranges, peeled

¼ Lb. Smoked Gouda cheese

¼ C. Fresh soybeans (or lima beans), cooked

½ C. Dried cranberries

½ C. Walnut pieces

¾ C. Orange Poppy Seed Dressing

Cut the apple, pear, oranges and Gouda into bite size pieces, add soybeans, dried cranberries and walnuts. Toss the ingredients with ½ cup of the Sweet Orange Poppy Seed Dressing. Toss the lettuce mix with the remaining dressing and place in a large salad bowl. Place fruits, walnuts and cheese mixture on top of the lettuce and serve.

To create an entrée salad, add 2 cups diced chicken or turkey.

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe and photograph provided by Cains Foods, L.P.