Italian Orange Salad

Like her mom from Italy, Joanne Santoianni makes the most of sweet, juicy oranges in this ultrasimple salad. Sometimes she even omits the lettuce.
Makes 4 servings


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4 oranges (10 to 12 oz. each)
8 to 12 romaine lettuce leaves (6 to 8 in. long), rinsed and crisped
1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and fresh-ground pepper


1. Cut peel and white membrane from oranges and discard. Thinly slice fruit crosswise.

2. Line salad plates with lettuce leaves and arrange orange slices on top.

3. Sprinkle fruit with sugar. Drizzle olive oil over salads. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 126
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Protein 1.5 g
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 24 g
Fiber 5 g
Sodium 0.0 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg