Apple Accent Salad with Triple Citrus Dressing

Courtesy of Vegetarians in Paradise


1/2 to 3/4 head romaine lettuce
1 bunch arugula, chopped
1 large Fuji or Gala apple, chopped
1 cup shredded red cabbage
3 green onions, chopped
1/2 red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
2 carrots, shredded
3 tsp chopped, toasted pecans
Alfalfa sprouts

1 3/4 tsp salt or to taste
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
3/4 tsp dry mustard
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbs minced green onion tops
1 cup favorite oil
1/4 cup lime juice (2 to 3 limes)
1/4 cup lemon juice (1 to 2 lemons)
3/4 cup + 2 tbs fresh orange juice
1/4 cup water
2 tbs apple cider vinegar


Wash lettuce and pat dry with a kitchen towel or use a salad spinner. Put into a large salad bowl. Add remaining ingredients and toss. Top with alfalfa sprouts and serve with Triple Citrus Dressing (see below).

To make Triple Citrus Dressing:
Combine all dressing ingredients in a 1-quart (1 litre) jar and shake well. For best flavor prepare one day ahead.

Refrigerate leftovers. Keeps for 1 week. Makes approximately 2 3/4 cups (657 ml).

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