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Sicilian Orange Salad

 Sicilian Orange Salad
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.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 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


  • 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.