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Special Citrus Salad

 Special Citrus Salad
An easy tangy dressing makes this salad taste as impressive as it looks.—Janice Ubaldi, Petaluma, California
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons French or Italian salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch dried tarragon
  • Leaf lettuce, optional
  • 1/2 grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1/2 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 small tomato, sliced

Directions

  • Drain juice from oranges into a small bowl; set oranges aside. To the
  • juice, add the parsley, salad dressing, basil, lemon juice, brown
  • sugar, pepper and tarragon; mix well. Line individual salad plates
  • with lettuce if desired; arrange oranges, grapefruit, cucumber,
  • onion and tomato on lettuce. Serve with dressing. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 247 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 340 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.