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Simple Green Salad with Citronette

March/April 2012

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Frisée and radicchio are both assertive, slightly bitter greens that add color and texture to any salad. Match them with mellower-flavored greens, such as red leaf lettuce, baby spinach or even Boston lettuce.


Simple Green Salad with Citronette Recipe

Makes: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each (plus 2/3 cup extra dressing)

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups torn peppery and/or bitter greens, such as frisee, watercress, radicchio or arugula
  • 8 cups mild greens, such as Boston lettuce, mesclun, baby spinach or baby romaine
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion

Preparation

  1. Combine orange juice, lemon juice, oil, shallot, mustard, salt and pepper in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Close the jar and shake until well combined.
  2. Place greens and onion in a large salad bowl; toss with 1/3 cup of the dressing.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the dressing (Step 1) for up to 3 days. Bring to room temperature and shake before using.

Nutrition

Per serving: 44 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 81 mg sodium; 272 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (63% daily value), Vitamin C (27% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat


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