Fresh and Delicious Los Altos de Eros

Recipes, Cooking tips & more from Los Altos de Eros, Boutique Hotel & Spa in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

Orange Citrus Salad with Red Onion Honey Mustard Dressing

Forget about your traditional bed of greens for this salad.  And forget about oranges only being part a healthy snack or your morning orange juice.  This eccentric salad is light, juicy and loaded with vitamin C, a perfect starter to a dense meal of chicken or beef, as it cleans the palate and prepares digestion.

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Ingredients: (per serving) 1 large orange.  Dressing: 1 large red onion chopped julienne style, 1/2 cup orange juice, 2 tbs dijon mustard, 2 tbs honey, 2 tbs white vinegar.  Garnish: 1 tbs of orange peel cut in thin strips, 3 tbs sugar.

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Preparation: 1. Peel the orange and cut into slices.  Remove seeds.  Dressing: Place all the ingredients in a recipient and whisk together.  Garnish: Place the the orange peel in a pan with the sugar over high heat and stir around until candied.

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To serve: Spread 5 orange slices on a plate and drizzle with the dressing.  Add salt, pepper and a dash of balsamic vinegar for extra flavour.  Garnish with a small bunch of candied orange peel.  Enjoy!

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This entry was posted on October 9, 2013 by in Cuisine, Gluten Free, Recipes, Salads, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian.
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