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Almond & Mandarin Orange Salad

I got this delicious mandarin orange salad recipe from my sister. She's always coming up with a new recipe. This particular salad struck the whole family; it's become a standby for us all. —Anita Beachy, Bealeton, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • VINAIGRETTE:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients; pour over salad and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 -1/3 cups: 196 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • Kathy
    Jul 4, 2020

    I added feta- yummy

  • crhaynes
    Jan 28, 2014

    LOVE this recipe! It has quickly become a family favorite. I toast my almonds to bring out the flavor before adding them to the salad. YUMMY!

  • rvkreu07
    Oct 23, 2013

    I don't even like bacon, and I enjoyed this salad. I did add some fresh lemon to the dressing, and I didn't have celery salt so I used celery seed instead. It turned out great, and my guests enjoyed it too!

  • marmar5
    Jan 29, 2012

    This salad is amazing. The whole family loves it.

  • pixie9999
    Jan 9, 2012

    This was a very good salad, a little sweet. Loved the bacon. Like another reviewer wrote, don't toss too early.

  • boydk
    Nov 24, 2011

    Love this recipe. Made it for my bacon loving friends and got rave reviews.

  • skeil
    Oct 17, 2011

    Even my no-greens eater made an exception for this since there was bacon in it. This was very good. Just be sure to wait until dinner is ready to toss with oranges and bacon or it will get soggy.