Spring Salad with Fennel and Orange

Spring Salad with Fennel and Orange

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"The gorgeous colors of green, bright orange, purple, white, and red make this delicious salad so enticing! The combination of the sweet citrus taste with the tangy salad dressing is always a big hit with all of my guests!"


25 m servings 158 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 158 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.7g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 67 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk together the sugar, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper, basil, and olive oil in a small bowl until the sugar dissolves; set aside. Toss the salad greens, sliced fennel, orange, onion, almonds, and cranberries in a large bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to serve.
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  1. 45 Ratings


I made this salad especially for my husband - I am not a huge fan of fennel or raw onion, but he is. He is rating it 5 stars - yes, he understands the system. :) In my hurry to get through the g...

Awesome! I have never used raw fennel and I am not a licorice fan. The flavors blend nicely together and the fennel and red onion blend very nicely, not strong like I thought they would be. The ...

I love this salad. Recently I have been adding some freshly minced garlic to the dressing!

OMG, this was sooooo good! I would eat this every day. Even all 3 of my kids liked this :) Only difference was I used sugar substitute to healthify more.

What a great flavor fennel has! This is a great combination of flavors for something different and refreshing. Sweet, citrus, licorice-hint taste- not overwhelming, just right. Quick recipe. Oh...

Great salad-beautiful combination of colors and flavors. I was too lazy to peel and section an orange, so I used a can of mandarin oranges instead. Delicious!

This was ok but not my favorite salad.


very tasty and fresh! I made the recipe as directed, except I didn't have mixed salad greens so I used romaine.