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Colorful Mixed Salad Recipe

Colorful Mixed Salad Recipe

Dried cranberries and mandarin oranges add sweetness to this green salad sent in by Sandra Lashua of Henderson, Nevada. It's loaded with other goodies, then tossed with a pleasant orange dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 6 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup sunflower kernels
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved


  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the orange juice, vinegar, oil and sugar; shake well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, combine the remaining ingredients in a large serving bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss gently. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 283 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 202mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

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wkbking User ID: 1699734 71931
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2011

"Very easy to throw together. Delicious and elegant."

krobi92 User ID: 5887953 81021
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"This is my favorite salad. Everyone always asks for the recipe!"

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