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Fresh Lettuce Salad Recipe

I've relied on this recipe for years. I first prepared it for a ladies' luncheon where it was met with raves.—Ruth Peterson, Jenison, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small red onion
  • 4 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 8 cups torn romaine

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, whisk oil, orange juice, vinegar, rosemary, salt and pepper. Cut onion into thin slices, then into 1-in. pieces; add to dressing. Add oranges and romaine; toss gently. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 123 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.