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Sunshine Salad

salad in a wooden salad bowl

Oranges help to brighten up this tasty veggie salad. It is quick and easy to make. Top it off with your favorite vinaigrette.

Makes 5 servings.


5 cups spinach leaves (packed, washed, and dried well) 
1/2 red onion (sliced thin) 
1/2 red pepper (sliced) 
1 cucumber (whole, sliced) 
2 orange (peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces) 
1/3 cup vinaigrette dressing ("lite", around 15 calories per tablespoon or less) 


  1. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss again. Serve immediately.

For nutrition information, please visit Sunshine Salad at USDA’s MyPlate Kitchen.