Lettuce, Orange, and Pecan Salad

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 159.85 calories
    • Calories 80 calories from fat
    • Fat 14.25 g
    • Sat Fat 1.56 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 73.87 mg
    • Protein 2.17 mg
    • Carbohydrate 8 g
    • Fiber 2.46 g
    • Iron 1.15 mg
    • Calcium 45.13 mg

Place the lettuce, oranges, pecans, and goat cheese (if using) in a large bowl.In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, shallot, oil, salt, and pepper. Add to the salad and toss. Divide among individual salad plates.

Ingredients

  1. Check 3 heads Bibb or Boston lettuce, rinsed and torn
  2. Check 2 navel oranges, peeled and sliced into thin circles
  3. Check 3/4 cup (about 3 ounces) toasted pecans, roughly chopped
  4. Check 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (optional)
  5. Check 1/4 cup orange juice
  6. Check 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  7. Check 1 shallot, minced
  8. Check 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  9. Check 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  10. Check 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Place the lettuce, oranges, pecans, and goat cheese (if using) in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, shallot, oil, salt, and pepper. Add to the salad and toss. Divide among individual salad plates.