Mandarin-Cashew Tossed Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


10-12 servings

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
Mandarin oranges and chopped red onion add a touch of color to mixed greens and sweet roasted cashews in this refreshing salad. You're sure to be handing out the recipe once friends and family get a taste of the tangy honey dressing. —Sheri Shaffer Northfield, Ohio


  • 5 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 5 cups torn iceberg lettuce
  • 3 cups torn Boston lettuce
  • 2 cans (11 ounces each) mandarin oranges, well drained
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • 1 cup honey-roasted cashews


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuces, oranges, green pepper, celery and onion.
  2. In a small bowl, combine oil, honey, mustard, lime zest, paprika, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad. Add cashews; toss to coat.

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