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Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad Recipe

Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad Recipe

"This crisp fruit salad bursts with flavor," says Dorothy Swanson, St. Louis, Missouri. A light dressing lets the fresh taste of the ingredients shine through.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 3 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium red apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • HONEY LEMON DRESSING:
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cubed cream cheese, optional
  • Seasoned salad croutons, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a salad bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, lemon juice, chives, honey, paprika and salt; shake well. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cream cheese and croutons if desired. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1-cup serving (prepared with 1/3 cup oil; calculated without cream cheese and croutons) equals 105 calories, 6 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 62 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat.