Orange Pomegranate Salad

by Susan on January 4, 2010

The holidays are over along with tables full of beautiful festive food. While my body is craving clean, healthy raw food, my mind still is looking for beauty. Time for a festive salad! Oranges, pomegranate, pecans and greens topped with an orange chia seed dressing. Quick, festive and delicious!

Orange Pomegranate Salad

  • 2 C Romain lettuce, torn
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 C Pomegranate Seeds
  • 1/2 C Pecans, chopped

Tear romaine and place on plate in a circle. Remove the membranes from the orange slices and place on top of the romaine. Sprinkle with the pomegranate seeds and top with the pecan pieces. Pour dressing over top.

Orange Chia Seed Dressing

  • Juice from 1 Orange
  • 1 T Agave
  • 1 T Chia Seeds

Whisk all ingredients and pour on top of salad.

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Elena January 4, 2010 at 4:29 pm

That look amazing. the only thing that would make it better is if I had it in front of me!

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Rawkstar Nikki January 4, 2010 at 4:49 pm

WOW that looks amazing! Perfect post for me right now. I am doing 7 days of smoothies, juice and salads! I will be making this one for sure!

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rawvelous (joanna) January 4, 2010 at 5:52 pm

oh my! I’m hungry and going to make this immediately!

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Christiane January 4, 2010 at 6:20 pm

Looks absolutely beautiful!

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rawvelous (joanna) January 4, 2010 at 8:19 pm

We made the recipe just like you said and it was wonderful. You have such a way with combining ingredients I can’t imagine deviating ;P

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Angela January 4, 2010 at 11:39 pm

Gorgeous photographs, Susan… truly rawmazing! I love popping in when I haven’t stopped by for while. Such a feast for the eyes! :)

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Krunsdogs January 5, 2010 at 10:38 am
Kelly Parr January 5, 2010 at 11:19 am

beautiful!

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Elena January 5, 2010 at 11:55 am
Susan January 6, 2010 at 9:27 am

Thank you so much!!

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celia January 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm

WOW! this looks really delicious, and colorful! i always feel the need to add lots of different colors to my food, otherwise i feel like my meal is incomplete!

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Kevin January 7, 2010 at 9:58 pm

So…can you eat the hard part of the pomegranite seeds, the “seed” part I guess you would say.

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Susan January 7, 2010 at 10:50 pm

Yes…you can eat them. They are a little bitter so I don’t crush them when I eat them.

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Kevin January 9, 2010 at 2:55 pm

That is one really nice looking pomegranate salad!

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Vegan Conspiracy January 9, 2010 at 9:20 pm

Wow that looks beautiful!

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Sue Burley January 11, 2010 at 10:59 am

I made this for dinner last night and if I do say so myself it looked as lovely as your photo. Pomegranates are wonderful in salads. First time I used chia as well. Beautiful recipe and photo. Thanks

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David January 5, 2011 at 12:12 pm

looks great! yummy!

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Brye Dignam January 6, 2011 at 9:34 am

This looks just beautifully delicious! I want to make it for a dinner this weekend and am trying to figure out how much I need to make…there will be twelve at the dinner. How many portions does your recipe serve?
Thanks,
Brye

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Susan January 6, 2011 at 9:36 am

Most recipes here normally serve 4. You can get a good estimate by looking at how many cups of ingredients are in the recipe and then figuring how big your servings would be.

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Megs October 26, 2011 at 11:25 am

How many calories per serving?

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Susan October 26, 2011 at 11:30 am

Megs, You would have to find a calorie calculator on line and enter the ingredients to find that information.

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Nancy January 5, 2013 at 10:40 am

We’re new to raw foods, but if this is a typical example, wow! Going to get the ingredients today!
Thanks~

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