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Orange and Walnut Salad

Citrus and nuts add sweet and toasty flavors to the holiday feast, making Orange and Walnut Salad a light and refreshing must-have for your menu.

Per Serving

Orange and Walnut Salad

Makes: 8
Serving Size: about 2/3 cup orange-carrot mixture, 1 cup greens
Calories 135
Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 55 mg (without added salt)
Protein 2 g
Choices: Fruit 0.5, Vegetable 1, Fat 2
  • Makes: 8
  • Serving Size: about 2/3 cup orange-carrot mixture, 1 cup greens
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Salad
8 cups mixed salad greens
2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
2 large oranges, peeled and sectioned
Vinaigrette
2 Tbsp. fresh orange juice
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. honey
2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 cup walnut oil
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)
1/4 cup toasted walnut piece

Directions

  1. Place the greens on a platter. Top with the carrots, onion, and oranges.
  2. For the vinaigrette, whisk together the orange and lemon juices, honey, and mustard. Slowly add the oil in a thin stream, whisking until emulsified.
  3. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad. If desired, salt and pepper to taste. Top with the walnuts.
 

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