Red Leaf Winter Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

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INGREDIENTS

1 head of Red Leaf lettuce, washed, dried, and torn in pieces
1 apple of choice, cored and sliced
1 pear of choice, cored and sliced
1/2 cup each candied walnuts or pecans, dried cranberries, and/or crumbled gorgonzola, blue, or goat cheese (optional)

Vinaigrette
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice (or lemon juice or red wine vinegar)
1/4 to 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Salt

PREPARATION

  • Prepare lettuce and place in serving bowl.
  • Whisk or shake citrus juice or vinegar with olive oil, honey, mustard, and salt until emulsified and pour over the greens.
  • Top with sliced fruit, and candied nuts and dried cranberries if using.

Serves 3–4. Prep time, 10–15 minutes.

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