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Mandarin Pecan Salad


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Ingredients

2 cups torn romaine
1 snack-size cup (4 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
10 pecan halves
1 tablespoon dried cranberries

POPPY SEED DRESSING:
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 teaspoons honey
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash onion powder
1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds


Divide the romaine, oranges, pecans and cranberries between two salad plates.


In a blender, combine the oil, honey, vinegar, mustard, salt and onion powder; cover and process until smooth. Stir in poppy seeds. Drizzle over salads.


Nutrition Facts: 1-1/4 cups equals 333 calories, 26 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.


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Notes

This is a great salad. I also added some ripe avocado slices and slivered red onion to the salad toppings. I made extra dressing for the rest of the week!

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