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Carmen Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Carmen Salad, by , is from Iowa Family & Consumer Sciences Educators for Progress, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sherry Vogel - Viking Pride Cafe - Stanton
Added: Monday, March 9, 2009


1 head of lettuce
1 c. salted cashews
1 can chow mein noodles
1 can water chestnuts
1/4 c. salted sunflower seeds

1 c. oil
1/3 c. cider vinegar
1 t. salt
1 T. dried onions
1 t. dry mustard
1/4 c. sugar
1 t. poppy seeds

A head of time wash and break up lettuce into a large bowl. Mix dressing ingredients in a separate container with a tight lid. Just prior to serving add cashews, chow mein noodles, water chestnuts, sunflower seeds, and onions to lettuce. Shake dressing; thoroughly pour over salad and toss. 6--10 servings




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