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Mexican Cucumber & Orange Salad Tray

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 2 Medium
  White wine vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oranges 4 Large
  Avocado 1 Large
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, cut in thin, vertical slices (Mild Onion Such As Red Or White)
  Butter lettuce 1
  Orange chili dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

With a vegetable peeler, peel lengthwise strips from each cucumber skin, leaving cucumbers with alternating patterns of green and white.
Thinly slice cucumbers and place in a bowl.
Add vinegar, oil, and salt; mix, cover, and chill for at least 1 hour.
Remove peel and white membrane from oranges; cut into crosswise slices.
Peel, pit, and slice avocado; coat with lemon juice.
Drain cucumbers and reserve marinade.
On a large rimmed tray, arrange in rows, cucumbers, oranges, avocado, and onions.
Garnish tray with lettuce.
If made ahead, cover with clear plastic wrap and chill up to 3 hours.
Prepare orange-chili dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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