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Mediterranean Orange Salad Recipe

Mediterranean Orange Salad Recipe

“A friend gave me this old Sicilian recipe, featuring a refreshing mix of oranges, onion and oil dressing," says Amelia. "It's the kind of salad I can imagine sitting by the sea and enjoying.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium navel oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 2 slices red onion, separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the oranges, onion, oil, salt and pepper; gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 2. Using a slotted spoon, remove orange mixture to lettuce-lined plates. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 189 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 298 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 fruit.