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    Citrus Salad
    (Serves 5)

    Ingredients:

    1 grapefruit, peeled
    1 orange, peeled
    1 1/2 quarts of greens (12 ounces)
    1 red onion, sliced thin (1 1/4 cups)
    2 tablespoons cider vinegar
    1 tablespoon lime juice
    1 tablespoon canola oil
    1 tablespoon water
    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)

    Directions:
    1. Cut fruit in bite-size pieces. Toss with lettuce and onion.
    2. Mix remaining ingredients for dressing. Drizzle over salad and toss just before serving.

    Nutrition:
    Each Serving – about 1 1/2  cups
    Carb Servings* – 1
    Exchanges* – 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat
    Nutrient Analysis:
    calories 96
    total fat 3g
    saturated fat 0g
    cholesterol 0mg
    sodium 9mg
    total carbohydrate 15g
    dietary fiber 6g
    sugars 10g
    protein 3g

    *Half of the grams of fiber have been subtracted from the grams of total carbohydrate when figuring Carb Servings and Exchanges.

    Recipe & photo courtesy of the Quick & Healthy Volume II, 2nd Edition, © 2009 Brenda J. Ponichtera, R.D, – www.quickandeasy.net, Small Steps Press.

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