Orange Cos Salad Recipe

Orange Cos Salad is a refreshing and colorful summer dish, providing flavorful use of textures. The crispy cos lettuce and the sweet fresh orange slices are nicely tossed in the light and filling honey vinaigrette dressing.

This simple to prepare Orange Cos Salad Recipe is enough for a medium get-together as it makes eight servings. However, you can always decrease or increase the amount of the ingredients, keeping your requirement in mind. The most interesting thing about this recipe is that it contains very simple ingredients, which are easily available in the market. You might be thinking about the availability of the oranges in market. No doubt oranges are seasonal fruits and are only available during the summer season. Do not worry about it as it has a simple solution in the form of preserved orange slices.

Preparation time: 5 to 10 minutes
Serving size: 08
Utensils needed: container with a tight-fitting lid, serving bowl, spoon or fork

Salad’s Ingredients:

– 1 large cos lettuce / Romaine Lettuce – torn into bite-size pieces
– 3 oranges – peeled and thinly sliced

Honey Vinaigrette Dressing’s Ingredients:

– 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
– 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
– 1 tablespoon honey
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
– 4 spring onions – nicely sliced

Instructions

  • 1

    Take a medium container with a tight-fitting lid and pour in the extra virgin olive oil. Top with onion slices, honey, salt and the freshly ground black pepper.

  • 2

    Close the lid of the container properly and shake it vigorously in order to blend the ingredients inside.

  • 3

    Pick a large serving or salad bowl and place the bite-size pieces of Romaine or Cos lettuce into it.

  • 4

    Arrange the peeled and thinly sliced orange slices on the top of the lettuce.

  • 5

    Unseal the container and drizzle the honey vinaigrette dressing all over the salad. Toss very lightly to mix and coat the ingredients.

  • 6

    Serve and enjoy!

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