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Orange Lettuce Salad

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 6 c. mixed salad greens or romaine lettuce
  • 2 oranges, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 c. dried cranberries
  • 1/4 c. slivered almonds (optional)

For Dressing:

  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil or olive oil
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. paprika


Rinse the lettuce, drain and place in large bowl. Prepare the oranges and add to bowl. Add cranberries and almonds if desired. Right before serving, drizzle dressing over salad and toss gently to mix.

To make dressing, combine vinegar, oil and sugar in a saucepan and heat until boiling. Remove from heat and stir in salt and paprika. Place in a small container and chill before adding to salad.

Makes 8 servings.

Per Serving: about 80 calories, 2 grams (g) of fat, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g protein, 2 g fiber and 75 mg sodium

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