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Mandarin Orange Salad

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 1 head Romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 4 scallions sliced
  • 1 can Mandarin Oranges drained
  • 1/2 cup sugared almonds

For the Dressing:

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Make the sugared almonds first by heating about 1/2 cup slivered almonds under medium heat in about 3 Tbsp sugar, stirring constantly. As soon as they start to tan, remove from heat. Lay out on aluminum foil until cooled.
  2. Assemble salad ingredients in large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, seasonings and oil until blended. Stir in fresh parsley. Add dressing to salad, top with sugared almonds before serving.