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California Salad Recipe

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This recipe for California Salad, by , is from The Rushton Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lee English
Added: Thursday, August 23, 2007


Leaf, Romaine, or Iceberg Lettuce
1 small onion sliced in rings (optional)
1 to 2 avocados sliced
1 can of Mandarin Oranges drained
1/4 c toasted slivered Almonds(Pecans or walnuts)

Dressing: 1 T chopped onion
4 T wine vinegar
1/2 c sugar
1 tsp yellow mustard
1 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp celery seed
1 c vegetable oil

Place vinegar, 1 T onion, & dry ingredients in a blender & blend slowly. Add oil & blend well.(Makes enough for several salads & can be kept refrigerated.) Toss salad ingredients with dressing & serve.




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