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Sicilian Orange Salad Recipe

Sicilian Orange Salad Recipe

Red onion and orange slices sprinkled with basil, oil and ground pepper make a pretty presentation that's bound to brighten any meal. "This zesty salad is even more colorful when you use dark-red blood oranges," writes Beverly Coyde of Gasport, New York.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 large navel oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  • 1. On a serving platter, alternately arrange orange and onion slices, with the slices slightly overlapping. Sprinkle with basil. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with pepper. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 133 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 fat.