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Spiced Salad


Author: Jurga

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 small head romaine lettuce, cut or torn into
  • 1 bag spinach, or any mixed greens of your choice
  • 3 fresh Mandarin oranges or tangerines, peeled and divided into small segments
  • 1 cup black or red grapes, halved
  • 1 ripe avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed
  • 6 ounces Sugar and Spice Pecans, or toasted slivered almonds

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup salad oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons minced chives, dried or fresh
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 - 1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

Instructions

  • Toss together lettuce, spinach, oranges and grapes in a salad bowl.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a screw-top jar and shake well.
  • Add dressing to the lettuce mixture until you have the greens coated to your liking.
  • Garnish with avocado and nuts.

Notes

Gr8 Tips:
  • Pair this salad with grilled chicken or grilled shrimp for a beautiful presentation and complete meal.
  • Canned mandarin oranges, chilled and drained, can be used instead of fresh oranges.
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