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Summer Salad

Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian, Low Phosphorus, Low Potassium, Low Sodium

Ingredients

Based on 4 servings per recipe.

  • 1 small head bibb or butter lettuce, torn
  • 6-8 strawberries, sliced
  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, chilled and drained
  • 1 small purple onion, sliced in rings
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

  1. Combine salad ingredients in a large salad bowl.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, and pepper in a jar. Cover lightly and shake until mixed well.
  3. Pour mixture over salad, toss gently to coat.
  4. Serve immediately.

About This Recipe

The sweet bounty of summer fruits make for a delicious pairing with greens and onions. The dressing further brightens the flavors.

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