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Tequila Vinaigrette with Greens

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

12 servings

Here’s a zingy vinaigrette with Southwestern flair. We serve it with added toppings like apples, mandarin oranges, feta cheese and candied walnuts. —Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin
Tequila Vinaigrette with Greens Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 12 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 4 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 198 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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