Baby spinach and orange salad

Published On: Apr 26 2012 10:18:27 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 04 2010 10:56:58 AM CST
Salad, lettuce

Makes 4 servings

Here's a light and refreshing salad, perfect to accompany a light meal.

For the orange vinaigrette

¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

¼ cup fresh orange juice

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon minced shallot

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Salt and pepper to taste

For the salad

6 cups baby salad spinach

2 oranges, cut into ½-inch cubes

½ cup very thin red onion slices

½ cup coarsely crumbled feta or blue cheese

Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.

Toss together the salad ingredients in a large bowl. Add the vinaigrette and toss again.

Top the servings with cheese.