398 – Moroccan Orange Walnut Salad / سلطة البرتقال والجوز

Jan 4, 2016 | Appetizers, Salads, Vegetarian Food

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Complexity :

Very easy

Ingredients :

  • 2-3 oranges (Navel)
  • 1 lettuce
  • 1/2 cup of raw unsalted walnuts

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon orange blossom water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Pinch of sal


Directions :

1- The first step is to peel and section the oranges.
2- Using a sharp knife, cut the ends of each orange. Then slice the peel off the sides.
3- With a gentle sawing motion, slice the orange pieces in between 2 membranes. 
4- Squeeze the remaining membranes to get all the excess juice in a separate bowl, keep on the side we will use it later. 
5- Next, let’s prepare the lettuce. Remove the outer layers of the lettuce and discard. 
6- Chop the bottom of the lettuce and peel the leaves. 
Slice the lettuce.
7- Place the lettuce in a large bowl and add the orange pieces to it. 
Now let’s make the salad dressing.
8- In a bowl add the orange juice, fresh lemon juice, olive oil, orange blossom water, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Mix.
9- Add the dressing to the lettuce and oranges. Then top with raw walnuts to add some crunch. Toss… and serve. 
10- Time to enjoy… hmmm Bonne appetite!

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