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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Orange and Lettuce Salad


Ingredients:

Romaine Lettuce - 1 large
Valencia Oranges - 2
Croutons - 1 cup
Peppercorns, freshly ground - 1/4 tsp (optional)

For Dressing:

Vinegar - 1 1/2 tbsps
Salad Oil - 1 tbsp
Hot Sauce - 2 tsps
Honey - 2 tsps
Garlic Powder - 1/2 tsp
Oregano  Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste


Method:

  1. Wash lettuce and soak in cold water for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing. Keep aside.
  3. Peel the oranges and clean each segment by discarding all the fibers. Cut them into pieces. Keep aside.
  4. Strain out all the water from lettuce.
  5. Tear the lettuce leaves roughly. 
  6. In a large mixing bowl, mix lettuce, chopped oranges and croutons.
  7. Pour the prepared salad dressing. Toss well until well combined.
  8. Serve immediately.
Note:
  1. Valencia oranges are sweet oranges. If this is not available, you can use Sweet Lime/Mosambi or any other locally available oranges.
  2. You can skip Hot Sauce if it is not available or you do not like the salad a bit spicy. Or you can replace it with 1 tsp Red Chilli Sauce.


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