Sweet Onion Salad with Orange Vinaigrette
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Recipe Type: Salad
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Serves: 6
 
This bright and fresh salad is a fabulous option for your first course!
Ingredients
  • 1 large head butter lettuce, chopped into pieces
  • 2 cups (16 oz) baby spinach
  • 1 sweet yellow onion (1/8 of it finely chopped, the rest thinly sliced)
  • 3 apples, cored and diced
  • 3 large oranges
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) honey
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) canola oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) toasted sesame seeds
  • 4 pieces of pita bread, cut into wedges and toasted (optional)
Instructions
  1. Place lettuce, spinach, sliced onions, and apples into a large bowl, tossing together. Set aside.
  2. Peel oranges and, working over a bowl to catch juices, cut between the membranes to remove oranges in sections. Reserve juice in bowl and transfer orange sections to bowl with spinach.
  3. In the bowl with the orange juice, add finely chopped onions, vinegar, mustard, and honey, whisking together. Continue to whisk constantly and add oil in a steady stream until blended.
  4. Toss salad with dressing and top with sesame seeds. Serve immediately with toasted pita bread.
Notes
Adapted from WholeFoods.com
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/sweet-onion-salad-with-orange-vinaigrette/