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Romaine Orange Almond Salad Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marge Donovan
Added: Sunday, February 29, 2004

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C salad oil
2 T Cider vinegar
2 T Sugar
1 T chopped parsley
Salt and pepper
1 T +1 t sugar
1/4 C slivered almonds
6 C torn romaine and iceburg lettuce (Combined)
1 can mandarine oranges chilled
2 stalks sliced celery
2 green onions sliced

Directions:
Directions:
For dressing mix vinegar and 2 T sugar, stir in oil, salt and pepper and parsley. Pour remaining sugar in hot non-stick frypan until melted and golden. Remove from heat and immedietly add almonds and stir coating almonds with syrup. Put nuts on waxed paper until cool. Mix together greens, celery and onions. Toss with dressing. Gently add almonds and oranges.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can substitute pineapple and fresh mint for the oranges and parsley.

 

 

 

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