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Orange and Onion Salad

The almonds in the recipe give it extra flair. It's a refreshing salad I serve year-round.—Jean Ann Perkins, Newburyport, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 head Boston lettuce, separated into leaves
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • Sliced almonds
  • Bottled poppy seed dressing


  • Arrange lettuce leaves, onion and oranges on salad plates. Chill. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds. Serve with poppy seed dressing.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 77 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 19mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • debpenns
    Feb 25, 2018

    i gave this a four star only because the onions where a little overpowering but its a delicious side dish to go with fish or chicken the mandarin oranges in it made you think of the beach light and refeshing deb Pennington VFE Decatur Al.