Summer Salads with Mandarin Oranges Recipe

Summer Salads with Mandarin Oranges Recipe
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Summer Salads with Mandarin Oranges Recipe

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Fresh and pretty, this arranged salad is a terrific way to get fruit and veggies into your day. Sweet oranges and a tangy dressing make a delightful match. —Francis Garland, Anniston, Alabama
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced chives
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 cups torn Boston lettuce
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 small cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients. Gradually whisk in oil. Set aside.
Divide lettuce among six serving plates. Top with tomatoes, avocado, cucumber, oranges and olives. Drizzle with dressing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Summer Salads with Mandarin Oranges in Simple & Delicious August/September 2012, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 247 calories, 23g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 107mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced chives
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 cups torn Boston lettuce
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 small cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients. Gradually whisk in oil. Set aside.
  2. Divide lettuce among six serving plates. Top with tomatoes, avocado, cucumber, oranges and olives. Drizzle with dressing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Summer Salads with Mandarin Oranges in Simple & Delicious August/September 2012, p61

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