Orange Salad in Mandarin-Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

Orange Salad in Mandarin-Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

How To Make Orange Salad in Mandarin-Cider Vinaigrette

Whip up a colorful bowl of orange salad, topped with citruses on a bed of crisp greens and tossed in a tangy vinaigrette, for a more flavorful meal.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8ozsalad greens,used spring salad mix, rinsed and chopped
  • 1blood orange,peeled, sectioned
  • 11ozmandarin oranges,(1 can), reserve juice
  • ¼cupalmonds,toasted, or smoked, or toffee-coated
  • ½red onion,sliced
  • 4ozgorgonzola cheese,or feta, blue, or goat cheese

For Vinaigrette:

  • ¾cupolive oil
  • ¼cupapple cider vinegar
  • 2tbspmandarin orange juice
  • 1tsporange peel,optional
  • dashsalt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Toss the greens, orange, mandarin, almonds, gorgonzola and onions together in a large bowl.

  2. Add the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, orange juice, orange peel, salt, and pepper, then toss to coat. Top with crumbled gorgonzola.

  3. Serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1180.78kcal
  • Fat: 107.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 69.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.03g
  • Fiber: 9.19g
  • Sugar: 27.55g
  • Protein: 19.95g
  • Cholesterol: 42.52mg
  • Sodium: 1324.76mg
  • Calcium: 494.59mg
  • Potassium: 994.19mg
  • Iron: 2.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 594.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 95.37mg
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