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Colorful Mixed Salad Recipe

Colorful Mixed Salad Recipe

Dried cranberries and mandarin oranges add sweetness to this green salad sent in by Sandra Lashua of Henderson, Nevada. It's loaded with other goodies, then tossed with a pleasant orange dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 6 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup sunflower kernels
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved


  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the orange juice, vinegar, oil and sugar; shake well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, combine the remaining ingredients in a large serving bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss gently. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 283 calories, 19 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Colorful Mixed Salad

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Reviewed Aug. 5, 2011

"Very easy to throw together. Delicious and elegant."

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"This is my favorite salad. Everyone always asks for the recipe!"

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