Spinach Orange Salad

Recipe From Just Say Yes To Fruits and Veggies

4 servings

Try with canned mandarin oranges! (Look for ones packed in their own juice instead of heavy syrup).

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Ingredients

4 cups fresh spinach, stems removed and torn

2 cups orange sections

1 thinly sliced onion

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 tablespoon vinegar

3 tablespoons orange juice

Salt and pepper to taste


Materials

Cutting board
Knife
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Large bowl
Small bowl

Directions

1.) In a large bowl, combine spinach, orange sections and onion slices. Toss gently.

2.) In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar and orange juice to make dressing. Mix well.

3.) Pour dressing on top of spinach mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.

4.) Toss well and serve.

5.) Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

Try with canned mandarin oranges! (Look for ones packed in their own juice instead of heavy syrup).

More About Spinach

How to Select

Choose fresh, crisp, green bunches with no evidence of insect damage.

How to Store

Remove blemished leaves, rinse, dry and refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes for use within 3-5 days. Freeze: Blanch, cool, and freeze in plastic bags.

How to Prepare

Rinse greens in cold water. Dry well; pat between towels, or use a salad spinner. Eat raw: Add to salads, wraps, pitas, and sandwiches. Eat cooked: Steam, microwave, boil, saut, stir-fry, braise, or pure. Add to casseroles, soups, dips, sauces, and pasta, rice, and egg dishes. Cook with olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice.

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