Romaine with Oranges and Almonds
This salad complements any entree. The fruit contributes color, the almonds provide crunch and the dressing lends a lightly sweet flavor.—Louise Fauth, Foremost, Alberta
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 8 cups torn romaine
- 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- In a bowl, toss the first four ingredients. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine sugar, oil and vinegar; shake well. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 137 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Romaine with Oranges and Almonds in Country Woman March/April 2000