Refreshing Spring Salad

C4Bimbos's picture

May. 27, 2010

This salad is so easy and is deeeeelicious! A must try for sure. Salads are great to make ahead of time, assemble the salad and keep the dressing in a separate container and when youre ready to eat, just toss together.

Ingredients

For salad
Baby spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs) (organic)
Red onions 1/2 , sliced in rings
Oranges 2 , cut in segments
Avocado 1 , sliced
Candied pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs) , roughly chopped (or nuts of your choice) (Optional)
For salad dressing
Fresh orange juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (freshly squeezed)
Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste

Directions

MAKING

For salad

1. In a salad bowl put together spinach, red onion slices, orange segments, avocado slices, and candied pecans.

For dressing

2. In a small bowl, mix together the orange juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.

3. Stream in olive oil and whisk until incorporated.

4. When ready to serve stream the dressing all over the salad.

SERVING

5. Serve as desired.

TIPS

You can add in strawberry or mandarin oranges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4