Mandarin Orange Salad with Almonds

  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • For the Salad
  • ½ cup Sugared Almonds
  • ½ head Romaine or Bibb lettuce
  • ½ head Iceberg lettuce
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • 3 Cuties or Halo Mandarin Oranges, peeled and separated
  • ¼ cup crumbled Feta cheese
  • Croutons, homemade or store bought
  • For the Cider Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 green onion, sliced thin
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup canola or vegetable oil
  1. Instructions
  2. For the Salad
  3. Combine all ingredients, except the croutons, in a large serving bowl and mix well.
  4. For the Cider Vinaigrette
  5. Whisk all ingredients together until emulsified. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour. Serve immediately.
  6. *NOTE: If a smooth vinaigrette is desired, blend the dressing with a hand blender or immersion blender.
  7. To serve the salad
  8. Drizzle salad with enough just enough dressing to lightly coat. Add croutons and gently mix together
  9. .

  10. Serve immediately.
  11. Enjoy!