Moore Food: Mediterranean Christmas Salad

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Georgios Kastanias' is the executive chef and sales executive for a local family owned food distribution group, Moore Food. He is also the specialist for the Greek and Mediterranean products of the company.

Moore Food Distributors has 30 years of service to restaurant operators, hotels, grocery stores, and institutional foodservice operators in the St. Louis area.

Mediterranean Christmas Salad

Ingredients

  • 5-6 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 seedless cucumber
  • 3-4 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 4oz gorgonzola cheese
  • 4oz dry mix of cherry, walnuts and granola
  • 6-8 shrimp
  • 5oz hickory smoked ham
  • 1-2oz butter
  • 4oz croutons
  • 4-6oz of mixed green
  • 3-5oz romaine

Preparation

Heat up a sauté pan on medium heat. Sauté ham, shrimp, onions, mushrooms and peppers. Deglaze with raspberry vinaigrette. In a mixing bowl, add mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese, dry walnuts, cherry, and granola mix, croutons, tomatoes, cucumbers. Add hot topping, and you are ready to serve.