Print Options

 
 
 Print
Crisp Citrus Tossed Salad Recipe

Crisp Citrus Tossed Salad Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

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

  • 1. 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.