Orange Almond Salad


  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • head of lettuce or spinach
  • 11oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
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  • 2 Tbsp. green onions, sliced
  • Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup salad oil
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 3 drops Tabasco


Combine and shake all dressing ingredients, then refrigerate. Combine the almonds and sugar in skillet until coated and browned. Mix with lettuce or spinach, mandarin oranges and green onions.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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  • 1/2 cup salad oil
  • 3 Tbsp. wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
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  • 1/2 tsp. grated onion
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained (11oz.)
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1 bunch greens (combination of spinach and lettuce)
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


For dressing: Shake ingredients together in a jar. Refrigerate one hour before serving.

For Salad: Combine all ingredients. Pour dressing over and toss.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 head romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 whole green onions, chopped
  • 1 small can mandarin oranges, drained


  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • Dash of Tabasco sauce


In a small pan over medium head, cook almonds and sugar stirring constantly until almonds are coated and sugar dissolved. Watch carefully as they will burn easily. Cool and store in air tight container. Mix all other ingredients and chill. Mix lettuces, celery and onions. Just before serving add almonds and oranges. Top with dressing.

For Dressing: Mix together and shake.

By Granny from West Fargo, ND

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