Citrus Salad - 7/21/04

Citrus Salad
Nice for brunches, this lettuce and fruit salad has a lightly sweetened mint-lemon vinaigrette.

1/4 cup olive oil
2 Tbs sugar
1 tsp finely shredded lemon peel
1 Tbs lemon juice
1/4 tsp salt
3 large oranges, peeled and sectioned
1 large pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
1 medium green onion, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1 Tbs snipped fresh mint
4 cups shredded romaine lettuce (about 6 ounces)

  1. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine oil, sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, and salt. Cover and shake well.

  2. In a medium bowl place orange and grapefruit sections, onion, and mint. Pour dressing over and toss gently. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 24 hours.

  3. To serve, put romaine in a large salad bowl and top with fruit mixture; toss lightly. Serve immediately. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Servings: 6
Preparation time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

Source: Better Homes and Gardens®
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