Wilted Salad with Mandarin Oranges
Mandarin oranges add color and an occasional bite of juicy sweetness to the classic wilted salad with red onion and bacon crumbles.
4 cups torn red leaf lettuce
8 cups torn fresh spinach leaves
1 small red onion, sliced into rings
3 bacon slices, diced
1/4 cup white vinegar
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper freshly ground black pepper
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
- Place lettuce, spinach and onion in a large salad bowl; set aside.
- In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp;do not drain. Stir in vinegar, water, salt and pepper. Pour over lettuce and toss gently until well coated.
- Add oranges, toss gently and serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings.