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Basil Citrus Salad

Total Time
20 min
Prep
20 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 greens

5 cup(s)

uncooked onion(s)

cup(s), red, thinly sliced

uncooked carrot(s)

2 medium, julienned

walnut(s)

¼ cup(s), toasted

olive oil

½ Tbsp

vinegar

1 Tbsp, raspberry

basil

¼ cup(s), leaves, shredded

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), 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 together oil, vinegar, basil, garlic, salt and pepper with reserved citrus juice until well-blended; pour over salad and toss well before serving. Yields about 2 cups per serving.

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