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Spectacular Citrus Salad

Total Time

Prep: 10 min.


10-12 servings

A delightfully different salad is what I was looking for when I came across the original version of this recipe. I altered it a bit to fit my taste. Each time I serve this salad, it gets raves for being so colorful and refreshing.


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 12 cups torn red and green leaf lettuce
  • 3 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2/3 cup pecan halves, toasted


  1. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the first seven ingredients; shake well. In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce, oranges, onion and pecans. Add dressing and toss to coat; serve immediately.

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