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A beautiful festive salad. Perfect salad to serve at holiday gatherings. Adapted from a recipe I found many years ago. I don't add the coconut but the original recipe did. I use the canned fruits for ease when making this to take to a potlucks, however fresh fruits and beets can be used. Dressing can be made earlier in day also.
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- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 tablespoons orange juice
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 head romaine lettuce, wash dried & torn into small pieces
- 1 (16 ounce) can julienned beets, drained
- 2 apples, peeled and diced
- 1 (16 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
- 2 bananas, peeled and sliced into rounds
- 1 (16 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained
- 1/2 cup peanuts
- 1/4-1/2 cup shaved fresh coconut (optional)
- 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (optional)
- 1Instructions: In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, orange juice, vinegar, salt and cilantro.
- 2Set aside.
- 3Place lettuce into salad bowl, top with beets and fruit.
- 4Add dressing and toss lightly to mix.
- 5Top with peanuts, coconut and/or pomegranite seeds.
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Nutritional Facts for Ensalada De Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad)
Serving Size: 1 (363 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 267.0
- Calories from Fat 107
- Total Fat 11.9 g
- Saturated Fat 1.6 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 345.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 39.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.9 g
- Sugars 28.8 g
- Protein 5.4 g