Avocado-Orange Salad with Orange Basil Dressing
2/3 cup avocado or sun-palm-coco oil
1/3 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 small clove garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons orange peel, grated
1 1/2 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
pepper to taste
1 large head romaine lettuce (or preferred green lettuce), torn
2 cups red lettuce, torn
1/2 cup torn red or green cabbage leaves
1/2 of a small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 lb. mandarin oranges, separated, (or equal amount of navel oranges), peeled and cut into wedges
2 avocados, sliced
1. Combine dressing ingredients in blender at least one hour before serving. Refrigerate.
2. Toss salad ingredients lightly in a medium-sized bowl.
3. Pour dressing over the salad and toss lightly.