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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's beautiful.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 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
  • 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


  • 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

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

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chinadoll2008 User ID: 1574460 44844
Reviewed May. 23, 2013

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

curlybiscuit1 User ID: 4025182 44842
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."

hapronk User ID: 1902087 34426
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2010

"Light and refreshing. Very good!"

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