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Mandarin Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Mandarin Salad, by , is from Muzynski Memories, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janet Muzynski
Added: Monday, October 27, 2008


1/2 c. slivered almonds
3 T. sugar
1/2 head iceberg lettuce
1/2 head bib lettuce
1 c. sliced celery
1 small chopped onion
1 11oz. can mandarin oranges, drained

1/2 tsp. salt
dash pepper
1/4 c. oil
1 T. chopped parsley
2 T. sugar
2 T. vinegar
dash of tabasco sauce
1/8 tsp. celery seeds

Over low heat cook almonds and sugar, stirring constantly until almonds are coated and sugar dissolves (be careful not to burn!) Cool and break apart and store in airtight container.

Mix dressing ingredients, then chill.

Mix celery, onion and lettuce. Just before serving add oranges and almonds. Toss with dressing.




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