orange avocado pecan salad
  • (11 oz. can) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup) green onions, thinly sliced
  • (1/3 cup) coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • (1/8 tsp.) pepper
  • (4 cups) torn salad greens
  • (1 medium) ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • (1/4 cup) prepared Italian salad dressing



Orange Avocado and Pecan Salad

Torn salad greens, mandarin oranges, sliced avocado and toasted pecans in a tangy Italian dressing.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes (plus 30 minutes chilling)

Cook Time

No cooking required


  1. 1Combine oranges, onions, pecans and pepper in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. 2Add greens, avocado and dressing. Toss and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 130
  • Total Fat 10 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 10 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 139 mg
  • Fiber 3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Green Salads with No Meat

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.