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Arugula and Nectarine Salad

Green, tangy arugula contrasts with luscious fresh nectarine slices, all set off by a delicate raspberry vinaigrette.  A beautiful presentation and great flavor.  You can substitute fresh pears or peaches if nectarines aren't available.

3 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
pinch each of sugar, salt and pepper

Salad Ingredients:

4 cups torn arugula leaves
4 cups torn butter lettuce leaves
2 to 3 rips nectarines, slices
1/3 cup toasted walnuts

Combine dressing ingredients and mix together well. Arrange salad ingredients in bowl. Pour dressing over them.  Sprinkle with walnuts at the table so diners can see how pretty the salad look in its bowl.

Serves 6  to 8

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