As the weather turns warmer and you bid goodbye to winters, welcome this beautiful salad with a burst of flavors from the citrus fruits tossed with salad greens and fresh herbs. Its so light, refreshing and so easy to make that you will want to have it everyday. It pairs well with most side dishes.
Grapefruits, Oranges, Tangerines
3 cups mixture of spring greens (lettuce, arugula, baby spinach, red leaf), washed and dried
1/4 cup fresh mint, torn into pieces
1/2 cup pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
Orange Balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
2 tsp orange zest
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp honey
3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
- Chop all the citrus fruits into bite sized pieces.
- Chop the spring greens.
- Add mint and pecans.
- In a small bowl add all the ingredients for the vinaigrette together and whisk till they get mixed.
- Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss to coat thoroughly.