Marquis de Salade

marquisdesalade(Incarcerated Greens)

Difficulty: Not Hard
Prep Time: 15 mins
Serves: 2

Ingredients

Salad 1 full loaf of sourdough bread cut into 3 inch slices
2 cup spring salad mix
¼ cup toasted pecans
¼ cup sliced red onion
½ cup crumbled bleu cheese
½ cup thin sliced grapefruit
1 cup diced beets
4 slices Gracie’s shaken bacon!

Vinaigrette
¼ cup grapefruit juice
2 tbsp white vinegar
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
½ cup olive oil

Preparation

 Cut the bread slices and scoop out the dough to create a sleeve. Brush inside and out with melted butter. Place in 350 oven until crispy for about 7 minutes.  Have a sip of wine.  In a bowl, toss salad ingredients together with the exception of the bleu cheese and bacon.  Whisk the vinaigrette ingredients together, then stream in the oil slowly whisking the entire time to create an emulsion.  Toss salad lightly.  Have a sip of wine.  Place the crispy bread on plate and fill with the salad.  Top with bleu cheese and garnish with 2 whole pieces of bacon. He Said: Like the Marquis himself, this salad is bound in cuffs.