This Salad is festive enough for entertaining yet simple enough for casual family dining.
6 cupslettuce (any kind) - torn
1cucumber, small - peeled, seeded, sliced thin (1 1/3 cups)
1avocado - peeled and sliced (optional)
11 ouncescan of mandarin oranges - drained
2thin slices red onions - cut in half and separated
1/2 teaspoongrated orange peel
1/4 cuporange juice
1/2 cupsalad oil
1 tablespoonlemon juice
2 tablespoonsvinegar (optional - use if you want a zesty taste)
1/4 cupfeta cheese, crumbled
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large salad bowl and toss.
In a separate container (a jar with lid or a salad dressing shaker work well), combine all the remaining ingredients (except the feta cheese) and whisk or shake until all of the ingredients are well blended and the oil is well distributed.
When you are ready to serve the salad, toss the salad ingredients and add the dressing. (You may prepare the dressing ahead of time and refrigerate).
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