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Grandma Mar's Mandarin Salad Recipe

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Jill Prucha


1/2 c. sliced almonds
3 T. sugar
1/2 head romaine lettuce
1/2 head iceberg lettuce
3-4 whole green onions chopped
1 11 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained


1/2 t. salt
dash of pepper
1/4 c. olive oil
1 T. chopped dried parsley
2 T. sugar
2 T. cider vinegar
dash of Tabasco sauce

In a small skillet over medium heat, cook almonds and sugar stirring constantly until almonds are coated and sugar is dissolved. This is a slow process and sugar should carmelize over onions. Watch carefully as they will burn easily. When finished cooking turn out onto dinner plate and allow to cool. Then break up into small pieces and store in Ziploc bag until ready to use. Mix all dressing ingredients and chill. Mix lettuces and onions. Just before serving add almonds and oranges. Toss with the dressing.




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