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Mandarin & Almond Salad Recipe

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

Cindy Shartle Brown
Added: Tuesday, June 3, 2008


1/4 c sliced almonds
1 T plus 1 t sugar
1/4 head lettuce
1/4 head romaine lettuce
1/4 head red curly leaf lettuce
2 stalks celery - chopped
2 green onions - chopped
1 can mandarin oranges - drained

Sweet & Sour Dressing
1/4 c vegetable oil
2 T sugar
2 T red wine vinegar
1/2 t salt
Dash of pepper
Dash of red pepper sauce

Shake all dressing ingredients in tightly covered jar. Can be made day ahead of time but don't refrigerate.

Cook almonds and sugar in a non stick skillet over low heat, stirring constantly until sugar is melted and almonds are coated. Cool and break apart.

Add the almonds to the salad.




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