Sweet, citrusy homemade dressing adds amazing flavor to a veggie layer salad, and it has fewer than 50 calories per serving! Chill salad and dressing separately up to 24 hours before serving.

Source: Midwest Living


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40 mins


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  • Place the spinach in the bottom of a 2-1/2- to 3-quart clear glass salad bowl. Top with cabbage, carrot, pea pods, sweet pepper, and green onions.

For dressing:
  • In a screw-top jar, combine orange peel and juice, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, sesame seeds, and ginger. Cover and shake well.

  • Pour dressing evenly over salad. Toss gently to mix. Makes 8 servings (1 cup each).


Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover salad bowl with plastic wrap. Chill salad and dressing in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours before serving. Just before serving, shake dressing. Pour dressing evenly over salad. Toss gently to mix.

Nutrition Facts

42 calories; fat 1g; carbohydrates 7g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 5g; protein 2g; vitamin a 4518.9IU; vitamin c 39.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 64.5mcg; sodium 70mg; potassium 261mg; calcium 50.5mg; iron 0.9mg.