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Romaine & Orange Salad with Lime Dressing Recipe

Romaine & Orange Salad with Lime Dressing Recipe

Three ingredients plus a dressing equals a quick salad for special occasions. I first had it at a friend's wedding, and it's become a family favorite. — Linda Pallotto, Mantua, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. In a large bowl, combine romaine and onion. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Top with mandarin oranges. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

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CatMurphy User ID: 7117971 116729
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2013

"This is a very refreshing, light salad. I generally like a salad with everything but the kitchen sink in it, but this paired well with a heavy main course. I doubled the dressing ingredients for the amount of lettuce and for me, it was just right."

annieteach1 User ID: 5618203 192973
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"Awesome! This recipe is SO good, easy to make and DELISH!"

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 192949
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2012

"Very light and refreshing. I left out the lime peel because I didn't have any limes, just lime juice."

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