Texas Citrus Salad Recipe
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Texas Citrus Salad Recipe

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Light and refreshing, this mixed citrus salad is perfect to serve at barbecues and cookouts. The dressing makes it glisten with goodness.—Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash salt
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 3 cups torn romaine
  • 1 cup orange sections
  • 1 cup grapefruit sections
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped water chestnuts
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced sweet onion

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 101 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, romaine, orange, grapefruit, green pepper, water chestnuts and onion. Pour vinaigrette over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Texas Citrus Salad in Country Woman December/January 2012, p47

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