Simple, Super-Fast Citrus Salad

Refreshingly Fruity & Mouthwatering

When horticulture author Barbara Pleasant’s garden is at its peak, she doesn’t like to slow down. She goes from garden to table in minutes, remarking, “I love this simple and super-fast salad.”

Serves 2



Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing

2 Tbsp sesame oil
2 Tbsp orange juice
Salt and pepper to taste

2 cups fresh salad greens
1 cup fresh orange, peeled and chopped, or canned mandarin oranges, rinsed and drained
½ cup chopped green onions, including some of the green

1. For the vinaigrette, whisk the sesame oil and orange juice together in a bowl. Season to taste.

2. Arrange the greens on two salad plates and top with orange and scallion. Drizzle with vinaigrette and serve.

Award-winning garden writer Barbara Pleasant blogs about growing and eating organic food at

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