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SALAD

Mixed Greens With Orange and Avacado, American

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dry mustard and salt
  • 1 cup salad oil
  • 3 large oranges
  • 2 large avocados
  • 2 medium-sized sweet onions
  • 2 heads romaine
  • 1 head leaf lettuce
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce
Preparation Instructions

In a quart jar, combine vinegar, orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice, sugar, mustard, salt, and salad oil. Cover, shake well, and refrigerate. Shake again before using.

Cut all rind off oranges, slice fruit; cut each slice in 2 or 3 pieces. Peel and cut the avocados into large cubes. Peel onions and slice very thinly; divide into rings. Combine oranges, avocados, and onions; over them pour some of the dressing, cover; refrigerate for several hours.

Just before serving, tear the crisp greens into a large salad bowl, Add oranges, avocados, onions, and dressing. Mix gently. Makes 12 servings.

Contributed by Sunset Editorial Staff, 1960

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