Sesame Orange Salad
A quick and easy salad for an elegant dinner party or just everyday.

Serves 6 - About 1 cup per serving

• 1 - 11 ounce can mandarin orange segments, drained reserve liquid
• Orange Sesame Dressing (below)
• 5 cups leaf lettuce, torn into bite size pieces
• 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
• 1 cup arugula or other dark field green
• 1/3 cup red onion, sliced very thin
• 2 teaspoons sesame seed, toasted

Drain orange segments, reserving 2 tablespoons syrup or juice for dressing. Place orange segments in shallow glass or plastic dish. Make Orange-Sesame Dressing; pour over oranges. Cover and refrigerate at least 15 minutes.

Toss lettuce, mushrooms, arugula and onion in large salad bowl. Spoon oranges and dressing onto salad; toss lightly. Sprinkle with sesame seed before serving.

Orange Sesame Dressing

• 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
• 2 tablespoons liquid reserved from mandarin oranges
• 1 tablespoon honey
• 1 teaspoon sesame oil
• 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Shake all ingredients in tightly covered container.

Per Serving: 48 Calories; 1g Fat (24.5% calories from fat); trace Saturated Fat; 1g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 9mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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