Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Romaine with Orange Cumin Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Scant 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

1 teaspoon orange juice

1/4 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

Salt and pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 cups bite size pieces romaine, washed and spun dry


  1. In a small heavy dry skillet toast cumin seeds over moderate heat, swirling skillet, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. In a serving bowl whisk together cumin seeds, vinegar, orange juice, zest, and salt and pepper to taste and add oil, whisking until emulsified. Add romaine and toss to coat with dressing;

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