Romaine, Red Onion & Orange Salad
From EatingWell: November/December 1992
Sweet oranges and sharp red onion perk up romaine lettuce in this colorful salad.
- 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 2 navel oranges
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1 small clove garlic, minced
- Pinch of sugar
- Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
- 4 cups washed, dried and torn romaine lettuce or escarole
- Soak onion slices in cold water for 10 minutes; drain. With a sharp knife, peel oranges, removing white pith. Slice.
- Whisk together orange juice, oil, mustard, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper in a salad bowl. Add lettuce, onions and orange slices; toss well.
Per serving: 131 calories; 7 g fat (1 g sat, 5 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 16 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 3 g fiber; 111 mg sodium; 345 mg potassium.
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 fat
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- Type of Dish
- Salad, side/appetizer
- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 30 minutes or less
- Preparation/ Technique
- November/December 1992