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Marinated Citrus Salad

 Marinated Citrus Salad
This citrus salad evolved over the years by combining a little bit of what everyone in my family likes.—Katrina Heinrich, Underhill, Vermont
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 3 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 32 fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 6 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the orange juice, vinegar, marmalade, sugar,
  • pepper and salt; stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • In another large bowl, combine the grapefruit, oranges, asparagus,
  • cucumber, onion and avocado. Add the marinade and toss to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Drain and reserve marinade. Arrange lettuce on plates; top with fruit
  • mixture. Sprinkle with mint if desired. Serve with reserved

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Marinated Citrus Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • marinade. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 cup) equals 143 calories, 65 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 31 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 2 gm fat, 8 gm fiber. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1/2 starch.