Mandarin Orange And Onion Salad Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Canned mandarin oranges11 Ounce (1 Can)
 Red onion1 Medium, cut into thin slices
 Poppy seeds2 Tablespoon
 Extra virgin olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Red wine vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 White pepper To Taste
 Bibb lettuce/Arugula /watercress /boston lettuce3
 Avocado1 Medium, peeled and sliced thin (Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 301 Calories from Fat 209

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.6%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 113.8 mg4.7%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.6%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 5 g10.1%

Vitamin A 103.3% Vitamin C 64.3%

Calcium 17.3% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large, non-metallic container with a lid, mix together mandarin orange segments, onion slices and poppy seeds.Keep the orange mixture aside for use.
2) In a bowl, mix together olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and white pepper.The oil mixture is ready.

3) Pour oil mixture over orange mixture.
Toss gently to coat the oranges and onions.
4) Cover the metallic container with lid and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
5)Tear lettuce (choose one lettuce or a combination of several greens) into bite-size pieces and add to the mandarin orange mixture.

6) Now add the thinly sliced avocado slices,if desired and serve.