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Mixed Greens and Citrus Salad

 Mixed Greens and Citrus Salad
Juicy grapefruit and ruby red strawberries add delightful color and a wonderful flavor combination to this refreshing salad. The tangy citrus dressing adds the ideal finishing touch.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey, divided
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (10 ounces) mixed salad greens
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 medium grapefruit or orange, peeled and sectioned

Directions

  • In a small skillet over medium heat, cook almonds in 2 teaspoons oil
  • until lightly browned, stirring constantly. Add 1 tablespoon honey
  • and cinnamon; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes longer or until almonds
  • are glazed and golden brown. Spoon almonds onto a greased foil-lined
  • baking sheet, separating almonds into a single layer as much as
  • possible. Set aside to cool.
  • In a food processor, combine the lemon juice, peel, mustard, salt and
  • remaining honey. Cover and pulse until well blended. While
  • processing, gradually add remaining oil in a steady stream. Process
  • until thickened.
  • In a large serving bowl, combine mixed greens, strawberries and

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Mixed Greens and Citrus Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • citrus sections. Just before serving, drizzle with dressing; toss to
  • coat. Sprinkle with glazed almonds. Yield: 6 servings.