Orange Walnut Salad with Sweet-and-Sour Dressing

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Servings: 10 to 12 servings
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Difficulty: Easy

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3   small heads Bibb lettuce, cleaned and torn into bite-size pieces
1 1/2 lb fresh spinach, cleaned and torn into bite-size pieces
3   oranges, peeled, sectioned, and seeded
3/4   medium red onion, sliced and separated into rings
3/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
3 teaspoon butter

Sweet-and Sour Dressing:
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
3/4 cup vinegar
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons grated onion




In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, spinach, oranges, and onion.

Using a saucepan, saute the walnuts in butter until lightly browned and add to the lettuce mixture.

To make the dressing, combine all of the ingredients in a jar, shake well and chill in refrigerator.  Shake before serving.  Pour on top of salad and serve.

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen

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Reader Comments:


This was absolutely delish! Not big on fruit and nuts in salads before this salad! In love!

By kkford10 on May 08, 2010


This salad is delicious. Everytime I make it my friends want the recipe. I use romaine lettuce. It makes it crunchy!!! Mu husband is in love with it

By Anonymous on November 01, 2009

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