CALIFORNIA “DREAMIN” ORANGE & HERB SALAD
When life gives you freshly picked herbs & oranges, make this salad!
CALIFORNIA “DREAMIN” ORANGE & HERB SALAD
When life gives you freshly picked herbs & oranges, make this salad!
Ingredients
  • 4 perfectly ripe California oranges, sliced (“juice” oranges slice best)
  • ¼ cup chopped shallot or mild onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh herbs (mint, cilantro, basil, parsley)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar*
  • 1 tablespoon Maine maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • sea salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped Nicoise or black olives
Instructions
  1. Collect all of your ingredients.
  2. Peel the oranges and cut into ¼ - ½ inch slices. Add to a large, shallow bowl.
  3. Finely chop the shallot and fresh herbs and add to the bowl. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, maple syrup, cumin and smoked paprika. Taste the dressing. Season to taste with sea salt and fresh pepper.
  5. Pour the dressing over the orange mixture. Gently mix the fruit and the dressing.
  6. Pour into a serving bowl and sprinkle with the chopped olives. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the salad for an hour or more before serving.
Recipe Notes

Makes four servings.

Nutritional analysis per serving: 156 calories, 2 grams protein, 22 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams fat, 370 mg. sodium, 5 grams fiber

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