Ribbon Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Ribbon Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 3 medium oranges
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins, optional
  • VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Using a vegetable peeler, shave zucchini, cucumber and carrot lengthwise into very thin strips.
  • Finely grate enough zest from oranges to measure 2 tablespoons. Cut 1 orange crosswise in half; squeeze juice from orange to measure 1/2 cup. Reserve zest and juice for vinaigrette. Cut a thin slice from the top and bottom of remaining oranges; stand oranges upright on a cutting board. With a knife, cut off peel and outer membrane from orange. Cut along the membrane of each segment to remove fruit.
  • In a large bowl, combine spinach, orange sections, green onions, walnuts, salt, pepper and, if desired, raisins. Add vegetable ribbons; gently toss to combine. In a small bowl, combine vinaigrette ingredients. Add reserved orange zest and juice; whisk until blended. Drizzle half of the vinaigrette over salad; toss to coat. Serve with remaining vinaigrette.

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SOURCE: Taste of Home

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