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Orange-Onion Lettuce Salad

Attractive and a little different, this pretty salad is a standard for special occasions at our house. A pleasant poppy seed dressing, sweet citrus sections, tangy red onion slices and mild lettuce blend deliciously.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 2 heads Bibb lettuce, torn
  • 3 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper


  • Arrange lettuce on six salad plates. Top with oranges and onion rings. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salads; serve immediately.

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  • SusanCJones
    Jan 12, 2007

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