An Especially Good Green Salad


An Especially Good Green Salad


4 cups (1 L) torn fresh spinach
4 cups (1 L) torn boston lettuce
1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced red onion
1/2 cup (125 mL) pecan pieces, toasted
3 oranges

1 tsp (5 mL) finely grated orange rind
2 tbsp (25 mL) orange juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) each liquid honey, white wine vinegar and dijon mustard
1/2 tsp (2 mL) poppy seeds
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil


In large salad bowl, combine spinach, lettuce, onion and pecans. With sharp knife, cut peel and pith off oranges; slice crosswise and add to salad.

In small bowl, whisk together orange rind and juice, honey, vinegar, mustard, poppy seeds, salt and pepper; gradually whisk in oil. Pour over salad; toss to coat.

Servings: 8

Nutritional Info.

approx. Per Serving

Cal  128

Pro  3 g

Total Fat  9 g

Sat. Fat  1 g

Carb- 13 g

Fibre  3 g

Chol  0 mg

Sodium  121 mg

%RDI  -

Calcium  6%

Iron  9%

Vit A  23%

Vit C  65%

Folate  44%