November 23, 2018 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Mandarin Orange Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

A great holiday entertaining salad — mandarin orange, cranberries, and walnuts all covered in delicious orange, lemon and dijon mustard dressing.

Prep time 5 min | Cook Time 10 min | Total time 15 min | 4 Servings


For salad:

  • 5 oz organic mix of radicchio, green lettuce, and kale (or spinach, arugula, etc.)
  • 2-3 mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup walnuts

For dressing:

  • 1/2 cup oil (preferably flavorless like grapeseed or safflower)
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Mandarin Orange Salad


For salad:

  • Arrange mixed greens in a large salad bowl. Top with remaining ingredients. Drizzle with some of the vinaigrette and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

For vinaigrette:

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together oil, orange juice, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Whisk very well until the vinaigrette is combined.