When you need to bring over a gift, or surprise someone with a great salad, this looks beautiful and is really easy to put together. For step by step photos on the blog: http://bit.ly/s5O9de"
1 (12 oz) bag of shredded purple cabbage
1 (12 oz) bag of romaine lettuce
½ cup craisins (dried cranberries)
½ cup slivered almonds
1 purple onion, finely diced
1 (1.4 oz) bag of bbq tortilla chips, crushed
⅓ cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp vinegar
2 Tbsp water
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 pinch black pepper
In a trifle bowl, place the purple cabbage. Layer the romaine lettuce on top.
Mix the dressing ingredient together. Pour it over the lettuce.
With 4 skewers or knives, position it so that the topping doesn't mix with the next topping.
Divide the top of the bowl into 8, using skewers or knives. Place the topping, alternating between purple, white, purple, white.... almonds, purple onion, tortilla, craisins, Repeat.