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Quick Citrus Tossed Salad

Just reach for this recipe when you want a nicely tangy change of pace form ordinary salads. Everyday ingredients come together is a delightful dressing that enhances the greens, vegetables, oranges and walnuts.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash onion powder
  • 6 cups torn romaine or other greens
  • 1/2 cup each sliced fresh mushrooms, sweet red pepper and red onion
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, optional


  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first 10 ingredients and shake well. In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce, vegetables, oranges and walnuts if desired. Just before serving, add dressing and toss to coat.

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  • cwbuff2
    Jan 1, 2015

    Excellent salad.