Unique Fruity Green Salad


Various types of lettuce greens & fruit meld for a unique flavor. Everyone who tries it asks for this recipe.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • ½ cup blanched slivered almonds

  • 1 head leaf lettuce - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces

  • 1 head romaine lettuce - rinsed, dried, and torn into bite-size pieces

  • 2 bananas, peeled and sliced

  • 1 avocado - pitted, peeled, and cubed

  • 2 (11 ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup honey

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • cup distilled white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

  • ½ teaspoon poppy seeds


  1. Stir together water and sugar in a skillet over medium heat. Add the slivered almonds, toss to coat, and cook and stir until the almonds are brown. Remove from heat.

  2. In a large bowl, gently toss together the almonds, lettuce, avocado, orange segments and onion, and set aside.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, honey, salt, vinegar, mustard and poppy seeds. Pour over the salad mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

628 Calories
48g Fat
52g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 628
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 61%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 416mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 40g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 65mg 326%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 769mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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