Mandarin Orange Romaine Salad

Mandarin Orange Romaine Salad - so easy and delicious, and makes a refreshing change from Caesar salad.
Mandarin Orange Romaine Salad

This mandarin orange romaine salad recipe comes from my sister, Elaine, and is my type of salad…it is easy and delicious, and makes a refreshing change from Caesar salad.

Mandarin Orange Romaine Salad Ingredients
Salad Ingredients

 

Mandarin Orange Romaine Salad

Mandarin Orange Romaine Salad

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
This mandarin orange romaine salad recipe comes from my sister, Elaine, and is my type of salad...it is easy and delicious, and makes a refreshing change from Caesar salad.

Ingredients

Salad:

  • Sliced almonds
  • White sugar optional
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup celery sliced
  • 2-3 green onions sliced or 1 shallot diced
  • 1 tin Mandarin oranges drained

Dressing:

  • ½ cup pure sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp dry mustard
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped

Instructions

  • Roast the almonds in a small frying pan over medium heat.
  • Stir often until the nuts begin to brown, about 2 - 3 minutes.  Watch them closely because they will char easily.
  • Sprinkle with sugar if you wish.
  • Cut the romaine lettuce into bite sized pieces and add to the salad bowl.
  • Add the celery, onions, oranges and almonds.
  • To make the salad dressing, combine all of the salad dressing ingredients in the jar.  Shake well.  The dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for future use.
  • Serve the salad with the dressing.

Notes

Pots and Utensils:
Small frying pan
Salad bowl
Jar with a lid
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