Wednesday, January 8, 2014

01January07 2014 - Butter lettuce and celery salad

Dinner with J&P and Peter K

Serves 6 (served 5 with a serving left over)

2 small butter lettuce heads, chopped
celery core with leaves, chopped (probably 5-6 small ribs)
3 medium/larger ribs celery, chopped
1/4-1/3 cup chopped parsley
1 med apple, chopped/sliced
4 scallions, sliced, white parts only
~1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese 
1/4-1/3 cup toasted slivered almonds

- 1 T each chia seeds, lemon juice, and champagne vinegar- let soak 10-20 min
- 1/4 mix of lemon juice and champagne vinegar
- 1 T dijon mustard
- evoo
- fresh ground pepper

- used the inner core of the celery with lots of yellow celery and leafs
- this is based on celery salad of celery, celery leafs, parsley
- use kirkland blue cheese- much more mild, more like jack cheese
- forgot the salt

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