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Catholic Recipe: Christmas Eve Salad

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 head lettuce shredded
  • 6 beets, cooked, sliced
  • 4 oranges, peeled, sectioned
  • 4 apples, cored, sliced
  • 4 bananas, peeled, sliced
  • 2 cups pineapple cubes
  • sugar
  • seeds from 2 pomegranates
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • Details

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Mexico

Also Called: Ensalada de Noche Buena

DIRECTIONS

Place lettuce in bottom of large bowl. Arrange beets and fruit in layers; sprinkle sugar over each layer. Sprinkle top with pomegranate seeds and almonds. Pour orange juice over before serving. Yield, 8 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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