Take-out Tuesday, Citrus Salad with Creamy Orange Vinaigrette

Here’s a wonderful winter salad to make your mouth, & your body, happy  πŸ˜Š

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Kale, spinach, citrus and a creamy orange vinaigrette

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The vinaigrette  turns creamy with the addition of 1 T sour cream or Greek yogurt

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Mix all the other ingredients in a jar first, then add the sour cream or yogurt

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Simple magic!

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Massage the kale by gently squeezing it with your hands, removing any stems, and give the leaves a rough chop

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I used equal parts kale and torn spinach leaves, blood oranges, navel oranges, and grapefruit sections

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Guaranteed to brighten your day!

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adapted from Pioneer Woman’s Kale Citrus Salad

Citrus Salad with Creamy Orange Vinaigrette

Prep Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

Salad

  • 1/2-1 cup spinach leaves per person torn
  • 1/2-1 cup chopped kale leaves per person massaged and cut into small pieces
  • blood orange, grapefruit or navel orange sections
  • Creamy Orange Vinaigrette
  • Almond slices toasted

Creamy Orange Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp plain Greek yogurt or sour cream

Instructions
 

Salad

  • Combine spinach, kale and fruit and toss with dressing to taste

Creamy Orange Vinaigrette

  • Put everything except sour cream in a jar and shake well to mix. Add sour cream or yogurt and shake well to combine. Makes about 1/2 cup
Keyword citrus salad, healthy vinaigrette, kale salad, orange salad, salad
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14 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Citrus Salad with Creamy Orange Vinaigrette”
  1. Jodi says:

    Yum!!

  2. I think citrus is one of winter’s saving graces. This sounds wonderful!

  3. Great winter salad with the creamy orange dressing.

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  4. Jenna, citrus for winter is so perfect! What a great looking salad…I will be trying your recipe!

  5. hijackedbytwins says:

    I adore kale! This salad looks and sounds amazing! Feel free to join in with my linky #SimplySeasonal kale is definitely on the list this month! Popping over from #TicklemyTastebudsTuesday x

  6. Wow Jenna, this is just what is needed for January. I will pick up more kale today so I can make this amazing looking and tasty salad. Delicious and healthy!

  7. I crave citrus this time of year, and I always crave spinach, so I think I’ll try this salad over the weekend Thanks, Jenna! I know I’ll love the dressing!

  8. Yum! Just pinned this to my recipe board; it looks so delcious!

  9. The addition of grapefruit sounds really good:@)

  10. Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    This sounds delicious! Thanks so much for sharing! I hope that you are having a wonderful day!!!

  11. Mary says:

    Love the dressing and citrus combo Jenna! I keep trying to convince myself I like kale in salads. I need to look for Tuscan kale and see if I find it more palatable πŸ™‚

  12. Helen Adams says:

    What a great salad Jenna, I would sure enjoy this salad. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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