Thursday, March 3, 2016

Maurice Salad from J.L. Hudson, Detroit, Michigan

Tastes & Treasures cookbook was created with historic recipes from Arizona.  This salad was born in Detroit at the J.L.Hudson Department store. Now served at Macy's, there's nothing like Maurice salad with extra olives served with fresh baked bread.

Dressing Ingredients:
2 t. white vinegar

1/2 t. lemon juice

1 1/2 t. onion juice

1 1/2 t. sugar

1 1/2 t. Dijon mustard

1/4 t. dry mustard

1 c. mayonnaise

2 T. chopped fresh parsley

1 hard cooked egg, diced

salt to taste
Salad Ingredients:

4 oz. ham, cut into strips

4 oz. cooked turkey breast, cut into strips

14 oz. Swiss cheese, cut into strips

1/2 c. slivered, sweet gherkin pickles

1 head Iceberg lettuce, shredded

12-16 pimento stuffed green olives
Combine the first 6 dressing ingredients and stir to dissolve the sugar. Add remaining dressing ingredients and mix well. Combine the ham, turkey, cheese and pickles together in a large bowl. Toss together with the dressing. Divide the lettuce among plates, top with salad and garnish each plate with 2 olives.
(serves 6-8)