Cos Lettuce and Orange Salad

    Cos Lettuce and Orange Salad

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    5min


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    A light honey vinaigrette is the perfect complement to sweet orange slices and crisp cos lettuce in this summer salad.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 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, sliced
    • 1 large cos lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
    • 3 oranges, peeled and thinly sliced

    Directions
    Preparation:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. In a small container with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinegar, oil, honey, salt, pepper and spring onion. Close the lid and shake vigorously to blend.
    2. Place the cos lettuce into a large serving bowl. Drizzle over vinaigrette and toss to coat. Add orange slices and toss gently. Serve immediately.

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    Reviews (6)

    Aurajin
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    For you information, vegans definitely do not eat honey. Let me explain: We consider it cruel as the bees make it for their own dietary needs, that is to feed their hives and sustain their young. The production of honey from a single bee over its entire lifetime is only one-twelfth of a teaspoon! So each tablespoon of honey represents the workload of thirty six bees!! Furthermore, to obtain the honey, the bees are smoked out of their hives, which goes straight into their eyes and respiratory system. Bees are killed in this process. Please remove the vegan label or adjust your recipe accordingly. - 16 Oct 2009

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    Used different ingredients. Delicious! I didn't use the oranges or green onion. Instead I tossed it with dried cranberries, almonds and feta. This was quick, easy, and delicious! - 29 Sep 2008

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    Used different ingredients. I have been making a similar salad for years and will suggest that you might like to add some toasted Walnuts or toasted slivered Almonds (for crunch). This is an EXCELLENT salad! Jeanne A. - 29 Sep 2008

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