Mixed Greens with Citrus Vinaigrette and Sugared Pecans

Mixed Greens with Citrus Vinaigrette and Sugared Pecans


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 9 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup
  • 2 cups fresh orange sections


Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat; add pecans. Sprinkle with sugar and red pepper; sauté 2 minutes or until sugar begins to brown. Remove from heat.

Combine greens and citrus vinaigrette in a large bowl; toss gently. Arrange 1 1/2 cups on individual salad plates; top with pecans and oranges.

    You can prepare the citrus vinaigrette and the pecans ahead of time; store them in the refrigerator.
  • Yield: Serves 6

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 127
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 53%
Fat per serving: 7.5g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4.9g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.3g
Protein per serving: 2.5g
Carbohydrate per serving: 14.4g
Fiber per serving: 4.4g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1.2mg
Sodium per serving: 85mg
Calcium per serving: 58mg