MANDARIN PECAN SALAD

 

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  • Servings: 2
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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

Directions

  • 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.

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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