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Tequila Vinaigrette with Greens

Here’s a zingy vinaigrette with Southwestern flair. We serve it with added toppings like apples, mandarin oranges, feta cheese and candied walnuts. —Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 12 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 4 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 198 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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