Monday, March 30, 2015

Almond Mandarin Salad Recipe


Kathleen put this together one night over spring break.  Very tasty.
Almond Mandarin Salad Recipe
The Best of Country Cooking, 2002


1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 tablespoon sugar

DRESSING:
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel

SALAD:
8 cups torn mixed salad greens
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
2 celery ribs, chopped
1/4 cup chopped green onions

1. In a small skillet, heat the almonds and sugar over low heat. Cook and stir until almonds are coated with sugar glaze; remove and cool.

2. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. In a bowl, combine lettuce, oranges, celery and onions. Add dressing and almonds; toss to coat. Yield: 10-12 servings.

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