Recipe by Pam Somers
"This is a light and flavorful green salad that combines oranges and almonds."
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red wine vinegar
ground black pepper
1 large head
romaine lettuce - torn, washed and dried
3 (11 ounce) cans
Great salad! I cut back on the number of servings and added a bit of garlic and dijon mustard to the dressing. I added sliced some thin sliced red onion and some leftover citrus grilled chicken. This was very light and perfect for a quick lunch!
Took this to a potluck and had one person who really liked it. Everyone else felt it was just okay, including me.
This was a great basic recipe that is so refreshing with any meal or as a meal itself. WARNING: Dressing needs some help. I made my own little changes to the dressing. I used raspberry vinegar instead of red wine. I also added 2 tablespoons of orange marmalade, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch to thicken and sweeten it up a bit. YUM YUM YUM!! My whole family now begs me to make this salad. (The dressing is great on a garden salad topped with a citrus chicken breast!!)
Wonderful fresh salad for summer!! Loved the dressing. I used baby spinach instead of romaine, it was still wonderful!
This salad was easy to make, and tasted ok. I too added orange zest to it, I also added some chopped mint leaves, which helped. The dressing was a bit lackluster, it needs something to help it cling a bit more, next time, I will up the oil and reduce the OJ. .
I served this salad for the first time on New Years Eve. We had a Progressive dinner party with three other couples. We did the soup and salad course. I served this with homemade Cream Of Mushroom Soup. They were very good together.
this was a good salad with a light, refreshing flavor. very easy to put together. i used rasberry vinegar bc i had it on hand and read some of the reviews saying the dressing was a bit bland...it made for a nice flavor. i also diced some red onion very fine and added that to the dressing. also, i toasted the slivered almonds before adding to the salad. overall was delicious. i will make this again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tossed Romaine and Orange Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 150
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