Here’s a delicious salad, that is just beautiful, perfect on its own for hosting friends, complementing a dinner with the family, or for your very own daily dose of vegetables.
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/2 tablespoon juice of one plastic container of mandarin oranges
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
Your choice of:
Whisk first 4 dressing ingredients together. Season with salt and pepper.
Choose what you love and take advantage of what is in season. Customize the salad, using your favorite lettuce, vegetables, and nuts. Ideas might include spinach, arugula or spring mix. Add sliced red onion, peppers, broccoli, and carrots. Gently fold in tomatoes and mandarin orange slices. and cheese of your choice. Top with pecans, Craisins, beets, and cheese of your choice.
Store dressing and salad ingredients separately in the refrigerator so you can enjoy all week long.
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