Alice's Mardi Gras Salad

Alice’s Mardi Gras Salad

Alice’s Mardi Gras Salad
 
Alice’s Mardi Gras Salad
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Ingredients
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 bottle Wishbone Balsamic Dressing
  • Salt, black pepper
  • 1-2 (16-oz.) package of Brunetta (Brown Gourmet Tomatoes)-depending on how big your salad or serving dish is. These tomatoes are actually purple looking.
  • 2-3 large cucumbers, unpeeled, cut in half, then sliced or 2 packages of the mini gourmet cucumbers
  • 1-2 containers yellow cherry tomatoes

Instructions
  1. The day before you are serving salad, take the sliced onions and place in a baggie and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Pour enough balsamic dressing to coat all the onions. Seal bag and toss it around to mix the dressing with the onions. Refrigerate overnight.
  3. To prepare salad: Place the marinated onions in a colander and drain but save the dressing.
  4. Place the onions in the center of a large shallow serving platter.
  5. Slice the Brunetta tomatoes and place around the outer edge of platter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Place the sliced cucumbers in the center of the platter on top of the onions. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Slice the yellow tomatoes and place between the cucumbers and Brunetta tomatoes and make a ring. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve. When ready to serve, pour the remaining marinade dressing all over the veggies. Serve.

 

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