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Avocado Mandarin Tossed Salad Recipe
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Avocado Mandarin Tossed Salad Recipe

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Crunchy toasted pecans and slices of creamy avocado add to the variety of textures and tastes in this interesting mixture. The salad is a lovely complement to my pork roast but is also delicious with many other meals. -Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup prepared Italian salad dressing

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 130 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the oranges, onions, pecans and pepper; cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Just before serving, place the greens in a large salad bowl; top with orange mixture and avocado slices. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Avocado Mandarin Tossed Salad in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 130 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

I served this salad to a friend who had never tasted avacado before. She loved it and (true test of honesty in a compliment) asked for the recipe! Kudos - it's quick & easy, too!!

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2009

Great with Pork.

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