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Mandarin Tossed Salad Recipe
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Mandarin Tossed Salad Recipe

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This unique medley with its light dressing is probably my most requested recipe. I often double it and serve it at fancy parties in a clear glass bowl...it's beautiful.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted sunflower kernels
  • DRESSING:
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 140 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, gently toss greens, oranges, onions and sunflower kernels. In a measuring cup, combine the dressing ingredients. Add water to measure 1 cup. Pour into a jar with a tight-fitting lid, shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mandarin Tossed Salad in Light & Tasty February/March 2001, p29

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 140 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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Reviewed May. 23, 2013

"My husband requests this every time we grill out! It's his favoriteM"

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2011

"When draining the oranges, save the juice to add to the dressing instead of the water. I will add less liquid next time because the dressing was a little runny."

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2010

"Light and refreshing. Very good!"

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