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Tangerine Flower Salad

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  Tangerines 4 Large
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Cottage cheese 8 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Golden raisins 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Lettuce head 1 Small

1) Using a sharp pointed knife cut through the peel beginning at blossom end of each tangerine and make 4 shallow cuts.
2) Cut up until the stem end.
3) Pull the back skin in 4 sections.
4) Peel skin back to make a case resembling petals of a flower, keeping skin joined at stem end.
5) Take out the fruit, separate into sections, removing white pith.
6) Chop sections into small pieces.

7) In a medium bowl put tangerine.
8) Add nuts, cottage cheese, raisins, salt, and pepper.
9) Dollop the filling into tangerine shells.
10) Assemble lettuce leaves on 4 individual plates.
11) Put full tangerine shells on top of lettuce leaves.

12) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.8%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.7 mg1.9%

Sodium 383.5 mg16%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.1%

Sugars 24.4 g

Protein 14 g27.1%

Vitamin A 183.8% Vitamin C 88%

Calcium 17% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tangerine Flower Salad Recipe