Sunday, December 23, 2007

Orange Salad

The 99 Cent Chef is not a big salad eater, however there are times when the fancy strikes. Rummaging through the refrigerator, I had no tomatoes, but plenty of oranges. Why not substitute?
An orange adds enough acidity that mixes well with olive oil. It's a light, simple salad; to lead you into the next few days of heavy holiday dining.

1-2 oranges (depending on size)1 heart of romaine lettuceGoat or feta cheese2 tablespoons olive oilPepper to taste


Cut out wedges of orange; add to bowl of roughly torn romaine lettuce. Squeeze out juice from the pulp that remains in the sliced orange, over the lettuce. Drizzle olive oil over salad. Add a small amount of crumbled goat or feta cheese. Freshly ground pepper to taste.


Unknown said...

I made this tonight...very good. So tell me so I can be extra envious ...does your 99 cent store actually have feta sometimes?

99 Cent Chef said...

Yes Heather, although I've seen it only once. If you have a deli nearby
it works out about the same price-wise to purchase feta there.

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