Disney Food Confession – Kona Salad with Recipe

Where is it? Kona Café at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

What is it? Mixed greens, Maytag blue cheese, fresh fruit, red onions, and smoked almonds with a citrus vinaigrette.

Why you want it? Delicious and fresh



Photo Credit: by Disney

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Recipe for Kona Salad
Serves 8

3 unpeeled Asian pears, cored and thinly sliced
9 cups (1-pound bag) spring mix or gourmet lettuce mix
1 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
3/4 cup smoked almonds, chopped into large pieces
6 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1. In a large bowl, gently toss pears, salad greens, cheese, onions and nuts.
2. Mix orange juice, rice vinegar and sugar. Whisk in oil, salt and pepper.
3. Pour liquid over salad, toss and serve.


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