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Mardi Gras Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Mardi Gras Salad, by , is from St. Clairsville Red Devil Marching Band Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Deborah Habursky
Added: Thursday, August 16, 2007


2 tsp finely chopped onion
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp ground dry mustard
1 head red tip lettuce, washed, drained, and torn into pieces
1 10 oz package baby spinach, washed and drained
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 11 oz cans mandarin oranges, drained
1/3 cup shredded carrots
4 slices bacon, crisply fried and crumbled

In a small bowl, whisk together the onion, vinegar, sugar, olive oil and mustard. Refrigerate until ready to toss the salad. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, spinach, red onion, mandarin oranges, carrots and bacon. Toss the salad with the dressing when ready to serve.




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