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Tropical Greens with Orange Vinaigrette

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 4 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups salad, 1/4 cup pineapple, 1 tablespoon coconut, 1 tablespoon almonds, and 3 tablespoons dressing)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple tidbits in juice, drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 153
  • fat 5.1 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 27.2 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 103 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fiber 3.0 g
  • calcium 62 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add coconut and almonds; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until golden, stirring constantly. Set aside.

  2. Combine orange juice and next 6 ingredients in a small jar; cover and shake vigorously.

  3. Combine mixed greens and onion, tossing gently. Arrange mixture on individual plates. Drizzle with orange juice mixture, and sprinkle with pineapple, almonds, and coconut. Serve immediately.

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