Avocado Orange Salad
6 cups mixed Salad Greens
1 ripe Avocado(large)
1 can Mandarin Oranges in Light Syrup
¾ cup Oil
½ cup White Vinegar
2 tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar
¼ cup Mayonnaise
½ tsp Marjoram
¼ cup Syrup from Oranges
Combine all dressing ingredients and either shake very well or whirl in a blender for 15 seconds. Set aside.
Wash and drain lettuce greens. Use a combination such as romaine, red leaf. frisée and butter lettuce.
Peel avocado and make lengthwise slices. Drain mandarin oranges and reserve syrup.
On individual salad plates, place about a cup of greens. Arrange about 2 or 3 avocado slices and several orange segments on each bed of lettuce. Drizzle the dressing over each plate and serve. Serves 6.
About the Author
Joan Lue is a Jamaican chef, caterer, pastry baker and cake decorator who loves to make use of the flavours found in Jamaica in exciting and delicious ways. Traditional Jamaican recipes and a glossary of local fruits and vegetables appear in her cookbook Cook Jamaican! that’s illustrated with beautiful colour photos. The book can be bought on Amazon.com. The Hummingbird Cake Recipe appears on Joan Lue’s website.