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Mandarin Orange & Romaine Salad Recipe

Mandarin Orange & Romaine Salad Recipe

A tangy salad of romaine, celery and oranges with tarragon vinegar and hot pepper sauce makes a cool companion for turkey dishes. — Cathy Pawlowski, Naperville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 cups torn romaine
  • 1 cup (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients until blended. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Drizzle with dressing; toss lightly to coat. Yield: 10 servings (1 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 84 calories, 6 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.