Recipe from Bites: Citrus Basil Salad

by Jessie on December 7, 2011

If you need a little detox from all those holiday baked goods, this is one of my favorite salads!

6 cups romaine lettuce, rinsed and chopped
½ avocado, chopped
½ Fuji apple, chopped
4 bacon strips, cooked and chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
¼ cup each dried cranberries and roasted pumpkin seeds

Dressing:

juice of 1 orange and ½ lime
2 tbsp olive oil
¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
1 tbsp brown sugar

Combine all salad ingredients into a large bowl.In a medium bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients until blended.Toss salad with dressing.

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Candra December 8, 2011 at 8:26 am

I am making this! It looks so fresh and yummy and healthy-need that this time of the year!!

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