Ensalada de Nochebuena

Ensalada de Nochebuena
Course 
Salad
Serves 
6
Country of Origin 
Mexico
Preparation Time 
0:20
About This Recipe 

This colorful salad is traditional for Christmas Eve in parts of Mexico as well as the American Southwest.

Ingredients 

Dressing
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tbsp. orange juice
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 tsp. salt

Salad

1 head romaine lettuce, shredded
2 apples, peeled and sliced into thin wedges
2 oranges, separated into segments
2 bananas, sliced
1 cup fresh pineapple cubes
2 beets, cooked and cut into matchsticks
1/2 cup unsalted peanuts

Preparation 

1. Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together oil, orange juice, vinegar, cialntro, and salt.

2. Make the salad: Arrange the lettuce on the bottom of a glass bowl and layer fruit and beets over it. You can toss the ingredients together if you wish, but it's not necessary. Top with peanuts and pour the dressing over the salad.

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