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Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad

 Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad
"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.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

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

  • 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,

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Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat.