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Holiday Salad

This holiday salad recipe is wholesome, bright, tangy, and refreshing. It's the perfect side salad to serve at your holiday gatherings. Loaded with sweet and savoury flavour and crunchy texture.
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, refined-sugar free, soy-free
Diet Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Lactose, Low Salt, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 262kcal
Author Hannah Sunderani

Ingredients

Orange Dressing

  • ½ cup orange juice freshly squeezed
  • ¼ cup green onions or shallots thinly sliced/chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar or more apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp agave
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Pinch pepper

Salad

  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 5 oz mixed salad greens
  • 1 avocado thinly sliced
  • 2 clementines
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • Pinch pepper

Instructions

  • In a small bowl add the orange juice, green onions, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, agave, salt and pepper. Whisk together to combine.
  • Bring a small skillet to medium-high heat and toast the sliced almonds until lightly brown and fragrant, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool.
  • In a large serving bowl add the salad greens. Top with avocado, clementine, pomegranate seeds and sprinkle with pepper. Serve salad with the orange dressing on the side for drizzling.

Notes

Salad dressing can be made up to 3 days in advance. Store in the fridge in an airtight container. 
Salad can be prepared a few hours in advance if dressing is served on the side. Cover the bowl with wrap and keep in a cool area like the fridge or cold room.

Nutrition

Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 437mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 402IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg