Salads

Mixed Green Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

This is one of my favorite side salads of all time. It is super easy to put together and the sherry vinaigrette can't be beat. Sherry vinegar has a very distinct taste so there really is no substitute as far as other vinegars go. It is a little pricey but is definitely worth the addition to your pantry and a bottle will last a long time! Enjoy!

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1 (5 oz.) bag mixed greens
1 red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and sliced
1 (2.25 oz.) can sliced black olives, drained
1/2 c. feta cheese
2 T. extra virgin olive oil
2 T. sherry vinegar
1 t. oregano
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
Place the salad greens, bell pepper, olives and feta cheese in a large bowl and set aside. For the vinaigrette combine the olive oil, sherry vinegar, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl with a tight...
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Nutritions

Calories
304

Sodium
1054mg
43% DV

Fat
25g
39% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
6g
2% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV