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Citrus Salad with Sweet-and-Sour Dressing

Yield 4 servings
To allow small children to help, combine first 7 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and let them shake jar vigorously.


  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 4 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 2 pink grapefruits, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1/2 small purple onion, thinly sliced

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 7 ingredients; chill 1 hour.

  2. Arrange lettuce evenly on 4 salad plates. Top evenly with grapefruit and orange sections and sliced onion. Drizzle with dressing.