Spring Sunshine Salad With Citrus Parmesan Dressing

Total Time
15 mins
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Recipe from Heidi Swanson. She has some great recipes!

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  1. Salad:.
  2. Wash and dry salad greens well and place them in a large bowl.
  3. Add orange pieces, nuts, and onions.
  4. Toss well with the Citrus Parmesan Dressing .
  5. Add the avocado and toss the salad gently, so as not to mush the avocado.
  6. Sprinkle with some Parmesan shavings(using a vegetable peeler).
  7. Citrus Parmesan Dressing:.
  8. In a bowl combine the grated Parmesan, orange zest and juice, and the shallots.
  9. Whisk in the red wine vinegar.
  10. Whisk in the olive oil and finish by seasoning with salt and pepper.
  11. Or you may use a jar and shake the dressing.
  12. A few more ideas from Heidi:.
  13. Gently heat the dressing and toss with spinach, for a warm, slightly wilted dinner salad.
  14. Use the vinaigrette as a marinade.
  15. Use it to toss with pasta (stuffed cheese filled pasta is an especially good choice).