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Mandarin Orange Salad Recipes

Mandarin Oranges in  Salad

Mandarin oranges add a sweet citrus flavor to a variety of salads. This page contains Mandarin orange salad recipes.

     

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Recipe: Mandarin Almond Green Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 pkg. ready to serve salad
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:

In large salad bowl, toss salad, bacon, oranges, onion, almonds and cheese. Combine the remaining ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid, and shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Mandarin Orange Jello Salad

I love the sherbet in this recipe! Very good salad!

Ingredients:

  • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. lemon gelatin
  • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. orange gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 pint orange sherbet
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, drained (regular size)
  • 1 large or 2 small cans mandarin oranges, drained

Directions:

Dissolve lemon and orange gelatin in boiling water; add sherbet, stirring until dissolved. Fold in fruits; pour into mold or individual molds. Chill for several hours before serving.

Servings: 6-8
Prep Time: 10-15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Mandarin Orange Salad

Ingredients:

  • 60 Ritz-type crackers, crushed
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can frozen orange juice, thawed (6oz.)
  • 1 Cool Whip (8oz.)
  • 2 cans mandarin oranges, drained

Directions:

Mix crackers, margarine and sugar. Reserve 1/4 cup for topping. Pat rest in 9x13 inch pan. Mix together milk and orange juice. Fold in Cool Whip and drained oranges. Sprinkle crumbs on top. Refrigerate.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Triple Orange Salad

Love the sherbet and the mandarin oranges in this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (6 oz.) pkg. orange gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 pint orange sherbet
  • 1 cup Cool Whip
  • 2 cups mandarin oranges

Directions:

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in lemon juice and sherbet until blended and sherbet is melted. Refrigerate until mixture is partially set. Fold in whipped cream and drained orange sections. Chill until firm.

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Mandarin Orange Salad

This is so good with the yummy lemon pie topping on it. Great holiday salad!

Ingredients:

  • 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. orange gelatin
  • 2 2/3 cups hot water
  • 1 small can frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple, drained
Topping:
  • 1 pkg. Cook 'n Serve lemon pie filling
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Cool Whip

Directions:

Drain pineapple and oranges and include them as part of measured hot water. Dissolve gelatin in hot water and juices. Add frozen orange juice and cool. Add pineapple and oranges. Pour into 8x11 inch glass dish. Chill until firm.

For topping, prepare according to directions on box of pie filling. Substitute 1 whole egg for 2 egg yolks. Allow mixture to cool. Add Cool Whip. Spread topping over gelatin and chill overnight.

Servings: 6-8
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Orange Tapioca Salad

This is one I was raised on, and I never get tired of it! One of my favorites, especially since I love mandarin oranges and tapioca!

Ingredients:

  • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. orange tapioca pudding
  • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. vanilla pudding
  • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. orange gelatin
  • 2 1/2 cups water and juice from oranges combined
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 8 oz. Cool Whip

Directions:

Drain oranges; add enough water to drained juice to equal 2 1/2 cups. Combine puddings, gelatin, and liquid. Bring to a boil, and then cool. Add oranges and Cool Whip.

Servings: 6-8
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Mandarin Orange Lettuce Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 head lettuce, broken up
  • 2 cans mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 lb. bacon, cooked until crisp
  • 1 pkg. sliced almonds, browned slightly in bacon grease
Dressing:
  • 4 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. onion salt
  • 1/2 tsp. celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp. celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup oil

Directions:

Mix together salad ingredients in a large bowl. Top with salad dressing. To make dressing: Simmer above ingredients, except oil, until smooth consistency and well blended, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, pour into covered bowl and add 1/2 cup oil. Chill.

Shake vigorously before pouring over salad.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Mandarin Salad

Ingredients:

Salad:

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 Tbsp. and 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 head lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 bunch romaine, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 2 medium stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 green onions with tops, thinly sliced

Sweet and Sour Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. snipped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • dash pepper
  • dash red pepper sauce

Directions:

Cook almonds and sugar over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is melted with almonds are coated. Cook and break apart. Store at room temperature. Place lettuce and romaine in plastic bag; add celery and onions.

For dressing: Shake all ingredients in tightly covered jar; refrigerate. Pour sweet-sour dressing into bag; add orange segments. Close bag tightly and shake until salad greens and orange segments are well coated. Add almonds and shake.

Do-ahead Tip: Before dressing is added, bag of salad greens can be closed tightly and refrigerated no longer than 24 hours.

Pineapple Salad: Substitute 1 (13oz.) can of pineapple chunks, drained, for mandarin orange segments and snipped mint leaves for the parsley.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Creamy Mandarin Orange Salad

Ingredients

  • 60 Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can Eagle brand milk
  • 1 frozen orange juice, thawed (6oz.)
  • 2 small cans mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 Cool Whip (8 oz.)

Directions

Crush crackers. Add butter and sugar; press in 9x13 inch baking dish. Save some of mixture for garnish on top. Blend orange juice and milk. Stir in cool Whip and fold in oranges. Pour over crumb mixture; top with crumbs. Refrigerate or freeze.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Berry-Mandarin Tossed Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 1/4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. grated onion
  • 1/4 tsp. celery seed
  • dash salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

In a 2 cup microwave-safe bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes; stir until sugar is dissolved. Whisk in oil. Cover and refrigerate until serving. In a salad bowl, combine the greens, strawberries, oranges, onion, almonds and bacon. Drizzle with dressing; gently toss.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Recipe: Mandarin Orange Healthy Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 pkgs. orange Jello
  • 1 can mandarin oranges (drain; pour juice into 2 cup measuring cup)
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 small can frozen orange juice
  • Small amount ginger ale, 7-Up or Mt. Dew

Directions

Stir together Jello and boiling water in bowl until Jello is dissolved. Add frozen orange juice to mandarin juice. Fill on up to 2 cups with the ginger ale. Mix with Jello. Add mandarin oranges. Place in refrigerator until set.

By Robin

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Archive: Mandarin Orange Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 large container cottage cheese
  • 1 small Cool Whip
  • 1 large or 2 small cans mandarin oranges (drained)

Directions:

Mix together; refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve as salad or dessert.

By Robin

Archive: Mandarin Orange Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg. orange gelatin (3oz. size)
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 pint orange sherbet
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (reg. size)
  • 2 bananas, cut up
  • 1 can mandarin oranges

Directions

Stir gelatin and water together until dissolved. Add sherbet and stir until all is dissolved. Then add fruit. Mix well.

This can be made the day before serving. Keep refrigerated.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Archive: Orange Tapioca Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 package orange tapioca pudding
  • 1 package vanilla tapioca pudding
  • 1 can mandarin oranges
  • 1 small can pineapple tidbits
  • 1 envelope Knox gelatin
  • 3 medium bananas

Directions

Drain 1 cup juice from fruit, add 2 cup of water and cook pudding until thick. Remove from heat and stir in Knox gelatin. Beat with mixer for 3 minutes, then add fruit and chill.

By Robin from Washington, IA


RE: Orange Tapioca Salad

Robin, this one sounds wonderful! I will have to give it a try. Thanks! (03/02/2007)

By Alph

Archive: Orange Tapioca Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 package vanilla pudding (3 oz., not instant)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 can Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can crushed pineapple drained (regular sized can)
  • 1 large Cool Whip
  • 1 package tapioca pudding (3 oz.)
  • 1 package orange jello (3 oz.)

Directions

Combine puddings, Jello, and water in saucepan. Stir until thick and a good boil. Let cool until cold. Have oranges and pineapple cold and then add to jelly mixture. When mixture is getting thick, like egg whites, add Cool Whip. This will make a large dish.

By Robin from Washington, IA