This Pomegranate Mandarin Salad with Avocado and Feta is a festive salad for any winter meal! It's bursting with fruit rich in Vitamin C, crunchy pecans and creamy avocado. Top it with crumbled feta or goat cheese.
Cuisine Canadian, American
Prep Time 20minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Author Flavour & Savour
4cupsromaine lettucewith other crisp mixed greens, if desired
1long English cucumberthinly sliced
1avocadopeeled, pitted and sliced
2mandarin orangespeeled and sectioned, pith removed
1/2cupolive oilextra virgin
3tbsplemon juicefreshly squeezed
2tbspwhite wine vinegar or Champagne vinegar
1small shallotfinely minced
1/2teaspooneach, sea salt and pepper
To make a wreath-shaped salad, place a small bowl for the vinaigrette in the centre of a larger round shallow bowl or platter.
Arrange bite-sized pieces of romaine or other greens in the bowl around the small dish. Top with remaining ingredients, finishing with feta cheese and pecans.
Whisk vinaigrette ingredients together and pour into the small bowl in the center of the serving bowl.
Serve and drizzle vinaigrette over all just before serving.
If you're not serving this salad right away, add the avocado just before serving to prevent browning.You'll have dressing left over for another salad, so nutrition label does not include dressing.