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"This is my daughter's recipe. It's a new favorite in our family from the younger generation.

"Vary the amounts to suit the number of people being served."

Ingredients

Romaine and red leaf lettuce, bite-size pieces
Yellow pepper, cut in strips
Red onion, sliced thin
Artichoke hearts, cut in half
Cucumbers, peeled and sliced
Blue cheese, crumbled
Fat-free sweet Italian dressing
Garlic croutons
Raspberries

Instructions

Put lettuces in bowl and top with pepper strips, onion, artichokes and cucumbers. Toss with blue cheese and salad dressing. Sprinkle croutons and raspberries on top.

Elaine Hale
Geneseo



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