November 23, 2018 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Tangy Mandarin Orange Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

This festive salad is perfect for holiday gatherings. It combines mandarin oranges, cranberries, and walnuts, all dressed in a flavorful mix of orange, lemon, and Dijon mustard.

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
  • 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 orange juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground

Mandarin Orange Salad


For dressing:

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

For salad:

  • Place mixed greens in a large salad bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients on top.
  • Drizzle some of the vinaigrette over the salad and toss to coat. Serve right away.

This recipe adapted from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

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