An Especially Good Green Salad

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Be sure to balance out all the casseroles with a salad or two. Here's one created by the test kitchen especially for a potluck party. The salad is pretty with its two shades of green and made special with the pecans and tangy oranges.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 4 cups torn boston lettuce
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecan pieces
  • 3 orange
Dressing:
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon liquid honey
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetabIe oil

Method

In large salad bowl, combine spinach, lettuce, onion and pecans. With sharp knife, cut peel and pith off oranges; slice crosswise and add to salad.

Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together orange rind and juice, honey, vinegar, mustard, poppy seeds, salt and pepper; gradually whisk in oil. Pour over salad; toss to coat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 121 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 128.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 13 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 44.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 23.0
  • Vitamin C 65.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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