This field greens salad is fresh and flavorful with sweet blood oranges, Cara Cara orange, strawberries, toasted pecans and served with a light vanilla-accented vinaigrette.
This salad is a perfect starter, but it also makes a fantastic entree topped with sliced grilled chicken or steak.
The salad recipe calls for a 6 ounce package of “field greens,” that can also go by the name spring greens, mixed greens or baby greens.
This mix is made up of a variety of tender leaf lettuce and range in color from green to red, to purple.
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Leafy Greens With Oranges Strawberries & Vanilla Vinaigrette
1/3 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Mix all ingredients in a small bowl with a wire whisk until well blended. Set aside.
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1 package (6 ounces) field greens or any type of mix greens, can also use spinach or arugula
2 blood oranges, peeled and sectioned * See Cook’s Notes Below
1 Cara Cara orange, peeled and sectioned
2 cups strawberry halves or slices
1/2 cup toasted pecan pieces
Here’s a diagram of easy to follow instructions on how to section an orange for a salad.
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Start with 1/4 cup of vinaigrette and pour to the bottom of a large salad bowl. Add greens oranges, strawberries and pecans.
Next gently toss salad with vinaigrette until incorporated. Add more vinaigrette if need. With 1/4 cup at a time.
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