Orange Walnut Salad with Sweet-and-Sour Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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3 small heads bibb lettuce, cleaned and torn into bite-size pieces

1 1/2 pounds fresh spinach, cleaned and torn into bite-size pieces

3 oranges, peeled, sectioned, and seeded

3/4 medium red onion, sliced and separated into rings

3/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

3 teaspoons butter

Sweet-and-Sour Dressing:

1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

3/4 cup vinegar

3/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 1/2 teaspoon celery seed

1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard

1 1/2 teaspoons paprika

1 1/2 teaspoons grated onion


  1. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, spinach, oranges, and onion. 
  2. Using a saucepan, saute the walnuts in butter until lightly browned and add to the lettuce mixture. 
  3. To make the dressing, combine all of the ingredients in a jar, shake well and chill in refrigerator. Shake before serving. Pour on top of salad and serve.