Fall Greens and Winter Fruits with Golden Raisins

Tangerine dressing, persimmons, golden raisins, nuts and baby greens - lots of color!

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INGREDIENTS

    Dressing

    • 6 tablespoons fresh tangerine juice
    • 1 tablespoon grated tangerine peel
    • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 2 tablespoons nut oil (hazelnut, almond or walnut)
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • Pepper

    Salad

    • 2 package (5 ounces each) mixed baby greens with mazuna, tatsoy, baby green and red oak and leaf lettuce
    • 2 ripe persimmons; peeled, halved and thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup nuts; toasted and skin rubbed off
    • 3/4 cup California golden raisins

    PROCEDURE

    Boil tangerine juice and peel in small heavy saucepan over medium high heat until reduced to 1/3 cup, about 5 minutes. Transfer to medium bowl. Whisk in next 5 ingredients. Season dressing with pepper. Cover; chill. Whisk again before using.

    Place all greens, half of persimmon slices and raisins in large bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat. Divide salad among 6 plates. Top each with remaining persimmon slices and nuts; serve.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 320 (66% from fat); Total Fat 24g (sat 2g, mono 10g, poly 11g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 4g; Carbohydrate 25g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 19g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 210mg; Calcium 52mg; Potassium 418mg

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