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Red Lettuce Quarters With Oranges

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  Oak leaf/Leaf / romaine lettuce 8 Ounce (1 Medium Size Head, Red Variety)
  Oranges 1 1⁄2 Pound (2 Large Sized)
  Reduced-fat mayonnaise 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sherry vinegar/Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Canned green peppercorns 2 Teaspoon, drained and chopped

Cut lettuce lengthwise through core into quarters.
Immerse in water and gently swish to remove dirt; shake gently to remove water.
Wrap in towels, slip into plastic bags, and chill 30 minutes or up to a day.
Grate enough orange peel to make 1/2 teaspoon.
Cut remaining peel and white membrane off oranges.
Over a bowl, cut between membranes to remove orange sections.
Squeeze membrane over bowl.
Drain off all the juice and measure; you need 3 tablespoons (save extra juice for another use).
Whisk together the 3 tablespoons orange juice, orange peel, mayonnaise, vinegar, honey, and peppercorns.
If made ahead, cover and chill fruit and dressing separately up to 4 hours.
On each of 4 salad or dinner plates, place 1 wedge of lettuce.
Top with equal portions of fruit and dressing.

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Red Lettuce Quarters With Oranges Recipe