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Basil Citrus Salad

2
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Substitute spinach for the mesclun in this refreshing salad, or add goat cheese for a creamy tartness.

Ingredients

Orange(s)

2 medium

Grapefruit(s)

1 small

Fresh mixed baby greens

5 cup(s), or a 10 oz bag of mesclun

Uncooked onion(s)

cup(s), red thinly sliced

Uncooked carrot(s)

2 medium, julienned

Walnut(s)

¼ cup(s), toasted

Olive oil

½ tsp

Vinegar

1 Tbsp, raspberry

Basil

¼ cup(s), leaves, shredded

Garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), medium, minced

Table salt

¼ tsp

Black pepper

tsp

Instructions

  1. Using a serrated knife, remove peel from orange and grapefruit and section fruit over a bowl to collect juices. Reserve 1/3 cup citrus juice.
  2. In a large bowl, combine fruit with greens, onions, carrots and walnuts.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk olive oil, vinegar, basil, garlic, and salt and pepper with reserved citrus juice until well-blended. Pour over salad. Toss well before serving.