Almond-Citrus Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Almond-Citrus Salad recipe? Learn how to make Almond-Citrus Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Spinach salad with oranges, red peppers, and onions in a wine vinegar and orange juice vinaigrette. **Ingredients: orange juice, white wine vinegar, vegetable oil honey fresh ginger salt red pepper flakes navel oranges, red onion red bell pepper, spinach leaves, slivered almonds cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Almond-Citrus Salad

1/3 cup orange juice
2 tbs. white wine vinegar (117877)
2 tbs. vegetable oil (4044) or almond oil
1 tbs. honey
2 tsp. grated fresh ginger root
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 navel oranges, peeled and sliced
1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
1/4 cup finely sliced red onion
6 cups fresh spinach, lightly packed, torn into bite-size pieces
2/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Recipe Directions for Almond-Citrus Salad

  1. Toast almonds, spread in an ungreased baking pan. Place in 350-degree oven and bake 5 to 10 minutes or until almonds are light brown; stir once of twice to assure even browning. Note that almonds will continue to brown slightly after removing from oven.

  2. To make dressing, in container of blender combine juice, vinegar, oil, honey, ginger, salt and pepper flakes. Blend to mix thoroughly.

  3. In bowl combine fruit, onion and dressing. Set aside at least 10 minutes or up to 1 hour.

  4. To serve, line four individual plates with spinach. Spoon fruit mixture with dressing over spinach, dividing equally. Sprinkle Almonds over salads.

Categories

Citrus, Fruits, Nuts, Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish, Salads, American-Southern, Advance, Bake, Chill, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 216.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
137
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.2g
23%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
182mg
8%
Potassium
624mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
24.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
17.0g
Protein
5.9g
Vitamin A 99% Vitamin C 168%
Calcium 13% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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