Lettuce, Orange, and Pecan Salad

"Lettuce, Orange, and Pecan Salad"Recipe
Photo: Maura McEvoy


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 45.13 mg
Calories 159.85
Caloriesfromfat 80 %
Carbohydrate 8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 14.25 g
Fiber 2.46 g
Iron 1.15 mg
Protein 2.17 mg
Satfat 1.56 g
Sodium 73.87 mg


3 heads Bibb or Boston lettuce, rinsed and torn
2 navel oranges, peeled and sliced into thin circles
3/4 cup (about 3 ounces) toasted pecans, roughly chopped
4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (optional)
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 shallot, minced
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Place the lettuce, oranges, pecans, and goat cheese (if using) in a large bowl.

In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, shallot, oil, salt, and pepper. Add to the salad and toss. Divide among individual salad plates.