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Spinach Mandarin Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Spinach Mandarin Salad, by , is from The Rajter/Stutzman Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sally Rajter
Added: Wednesday, August 1, 2007


1/2 cup almonds, sliced
3 tbsp. sugar

12 oz. baby spinach
1 11 oz. can mandarin oranges (drained)
1 cup celery cut in chunks
1 small onion chopped
1 red bell pepper cut in chunks
1 orange bell pepper cut in chunks
1 cucumber cut in chunks

1/4 cup light olive oil
4 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
4 tbsp. sugar
2 dashes of pepper
2 dashes of tabasco sauce
2 tbsp. fresh chopped parsley

Place almonds and sugar in a small skillet and cook over medium heat until the sugar melts and the almonds are brown. Remove from heat a spread on waxed paper to cool. Chop and mix all salad ingredients together with the mandarin oranges on the top. In a bottle or jar, mix the salad dressing ingredients well. This dressing is best served as a side to the salad rather than mixing it all at one time. I usually adjust the sugar down and the tabasco up.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This goes great as a side to grilled salmon.




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