Tropical Salad with Pineapple Vinaigrette

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Original recipe yield:
6 servings
PREP TIME  20 Min
COOK TIME  10 Min
READY IN  30 Min

 

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 257

  • Total Fat: 23.2g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Sodium: 258mg
  • Total Carbs: 10g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 2.4g
  • Protein: 4.8g

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 (10 ounce) package chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped and toasted macadamia nuts
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a cruet or jar with a lid, combine pineapple juice, red wine vinegar, oil, pepper and salt. Cover and shake well.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the lettuce, pineapple, macadamia nuts, green onions and bacon. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Garnish with toasted coconut.

Recipe courtesy of: www.allrecipes.com