Tangerine, Avocado Salad with Feta

IMG_2229Hi friends– We eat a whole lot of salads around here.  Salad with soup, salad with pasta, salad with meat & potatoes kinds of meals.  So it’s helpful to have a long list of possible, interchangeable  salad ingredients. As much as I love those little cute tangerines, I’d never popped one into a salad until I ran across a tangerine salad in a magazine.  Here’s my version– bright sweet tangerines, creamy avocado and salty feta with a gentle tangerine dressing.  It’s quite nice.


3 tab. tangerine juice (one tangerine)
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tab. tarragon vinegar (or your favorite mild vinegar)
salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tablespoon red onion, finely minced

In a container with a tight lid, shake all the dressing ingredients together until they are thoroughly blended.

4 cups of greens (we used red leaf lettuce)
4 small tangerines, peeled and sliced
1 avocado
3 tab. crumbled feta with garlic and herbs

Layer the greens, tangerines, avocado and feta on a pretty plate and douse it with dressing just before serving.