Cheesy Fruit Salad

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 6 servings
Prep Time:
Cooking Method: Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

6 c assorted salad greens, torn into bite-size pieces
16 oz can mandarin oranges, drained
4 oz cheddar or swiss cheese, cut into julienne strips
1/2 c apricot or grape preserves or your favorite
1/2 c olive oil
1/4 c white vinegar
1 Tbsp minced onion

The Cook

Pat Duran Recipe
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Well Seasoned
Las Vegas, NV (pop. 583,756)
kitchenchatter
Member Since Aug 2011
Pat's notes for this recipe:
This is a favorite salad recipe of my family - very simple sometimes I use navel oranges, ham strips of chicken and pecans or candied walnuts, sesame seeds,sunflower seeds or slivered almonds too!
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Directions

1
Arrange greens, oranges and cheese in a salad bowl or place on individual plates.
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Heat preserves in a small saucepan over medium heat until melted. Remove from heat.
2
When preserves have cooled a little, pour into a mason jar along with the oil, vinegar and onion, cover jar and shake well. Pour over salad and toss lightly. Very refreshing!
Keep any leftover dressing in refrigerator.
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user Sue H Soos - Mar 11, 2013
Pat this dressing sounds to die for. I am not into fruit with lettuce salad but I definately am trying this dressing. Thanks for posting.
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Mar 11, 2013
Thanks S.. hope you enjoy the dressing...
user chui53 Denny Claire_Denny - Mar 12, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Blondie Pussycat blondie8080 - Mar 12, 2013
Sounds good, Pat! ;)

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