Make-A-Wish Field of Greens Salad


by Melissa Jones

Posted on September 13, 2013 at 8:09 AM



1/4 lb Mixed field greens

1/4 cup pickled chayote squash

1 ripe avocado

1 cup cherry size local tomatoes

3 oz hatch chile vinaigrette

8 pieces candied bacon

2 cups of blue corn tortilla strips

1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

juice of 1 lime

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

1/2 cup olive oil

salt and pepper




in a mixing bowl add two minced roasted hatch chlies,mustard and lime juice. then whisk in oil. pour the oil in slow and whisk very fast.

This will bring all ingredients together add salt and pepper to taste.


candied bacon


place 8 pieces of bacon on a cookie sheet with parchment paper. rub the bacon withunsulferd molasses. place another sheet of paper then another cookie sheet the same size. bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes, then check every 3 to 4 minutes after. this will keep the bacon in nice flat pieces.


pickled chayote


Julianne the squash. bring 1 cup of white wine vinegar and 1 tsp of mustard seeds. add 2 tsp of salt 1 tsp white sugar. pour liquid in the on the squash and refrigerate





In a large bowl toss the greens with 3 oz of vinaigrette and season with salt and pepper.  place greens on serving platter or bowl. slice the avocado. cot tomatoes in half. then randomly place the rest of ingredients on the greens and top with blue corn tortilla strips