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Crisp Citrus Tossed Salad

 Crisp Citrus Tossed Salad
Field editor Edna Coburn of Tucson, Arizona shares this appealing fruit and nut salad that's crisp, crunchy and nicely tart. It's a colorful choice for a holiday menu but tastes fabulous any time of year.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) romaine hearts, torn
  • 3 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large salad bowl, combine the romaine, oranges, apples,
  • grapefruit, pecans and cilantro. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing
  • ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-3/4 cups equals 133 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1 fat.