Mixed Green Salad with Oranges

Mixed Green Salad with Oranges Recipe
Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Romaine, red-leaf, and Boston lettuce are tossed together with orange segments and crumbled goat cheese to create this simple Mixed Green Salad with Oranges. Top off the citrusy salad with the homemade vinaigrette made with Dijon mustard and orange juice. The green salad is a highlight to any meal.

Yield:

Serves 8

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 182
Fat 14 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Sodium 252 mg

Ingredients

Dressing:
2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
Salad:
1 head romaine lettuce, torn into small pieces
1 head red-leaf lettuce, torn into small pieces
1 head Boston lettuce, torn into small pieces
3 oranges, peeled, white pith removed, fruit segmented
4 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled

Preparation

1. Make dressing: In a bowl, combine shallot, vinegar, juice, mustard and sugar. Slowly drizzle in oil, whisking constantly. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Make salad: Mix lettuces in a large bowl. Add orange segments. Toss with dressing, crumble goat cheese on top and serve.

Note:

December 2011
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