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Mandarin Tossed Salad Recipe

Mandarin Tossed Salad Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.