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Avocado Tangerine Salad

 Avocado Tangerine Salad
This perky orange and green salad is drizzled with a tangy mustard dressing. It's so quick and easy, yet good, that it great for a weeknight dinner or a company meal.—Francis Garland, Anniston, Alabama
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 8 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled
  • 4 tangerines, peeled and sectioned
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • For dressing, in a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients.
  • Divide salad greens among eight plates. Slice avocados; arrange
  • avocados and tangerines over greens. Drizzle with dressing; sprinkle
  • with cheese and bacon. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 salad equals 273 calories, 23 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein.