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Colorful Mixed Salad

 Colorful Mixed Salad
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.
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.