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Winter Fruit and Cucumber Salad

This salad packs a refreshing punch and crunch. Recipe source: Southern Living

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Servings: 8
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 2 medium Oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 Green Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Salt
  • 1-2 bunches of Romaine Lettuce, chopped
  • 1 seedless Cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small Red Onion, thinly sliced
  1. Prepare vegetables. Chop lettuce, peel oranges, slice cucumber and slice onions. Combine in a large bowl.
  2. To make vinaigrette, pour olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, sugar and salt into a glass jar (or other container) and vigorously shake until mixed well.
  3. Pour homemade vinaigrette over vegetables. Serve.

Notes :

  • Try this salad with other fruit like berries, grapes or apples.
  • Herbs can be added for extra flavor.
  • Add nuts, meat or beans for extra protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/8 of recipe with vinaigrette % Daily Value
Calories 262
Fat 7 g 9%
Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 51 mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 39 g 14%
Fiber 5 g 18%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 9 g 18%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Lettuce is a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin K.

Cucumbers are rich in copper, potassium, vitamin B, vitamin K, vitamin C and manganese.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

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