Jalapeño, Orange, and Cucumber Salad



Makes 4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours


2 cucumbers, peeled
4 to 5 large oranges, peeled and sectioned (about 4 cups)
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
1 small head iceberg lettuce, chopped into 1-inch pieces
Garnish: cilantro sprigs


1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise; remove seeds, and cut into thin slices.

2. Combine cucumbers, oranges, and next 5 ingredients; toss gently. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.

3. Pour orange mixture over lettuce in a large bowl; toss gently. Garnish, if desired.


Kelli Contreras, Granite Falls, Washington,

December 2006
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