Pineda Crossing Bar and Grill

Chef Rand Morgan

Three ounces mixed baby greens

Quarter cup diced tomatoes

Quarter cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

Quarter cup fresh mushrooms, sliced

One egg, boiled and diced

One-half avocado, diced

Two ounces Pineda Crossing house salad dressing

Three slices bacon, crumbled

Toss all ingredients together, except bacon, garnish with bacon after portioning. Add house salad dressing: a combination of champagne vinegar, olive oil, mint and cilantro, available only at the restaurant.

Wines that go with this house specialty include:

2005 Cool Fish Pinot Grigio

2008 Ruffino Pinot Grigio

2008 Sterling Sauvignon Blanc

2008 Coppola Sauvignon Blanc

Pineda Crossing is located at 2515 Roberts Road, Melbourne. Call (321) 259-7760.