Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad Recipe

Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad Recipe
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Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad Recipe

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"This crisp fruit salad bursts with flavor," says Dorothy Swanson, St. Louis, Missouri. A light dressing lets the fresh taste of the ingredients shine through.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 3 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium red apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • HONEY LEMON DRESSING:
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cubed cream cheese, optional
  • Seasoned salad croutons, optional

Directions

In a salad bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, lemon juice, chives, honey, paprika and salt; shake well. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cream cheese and croutons if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad in Quick Cooking September/October 2001, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 105 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat.

  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 3 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium red apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • HONEY LEMON DRESSING:
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cubed cream cheese, optional
  • Seasoned salad croutons, optional
  1. In a salad bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, lemon juice, chives, honey, paprika and salt; shake well. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cream cheese and croutons if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Citrus-Apple Tossed Salad in Quick Cooking September/October 2001, p19

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