Tossed Salad with Oranges Recipe

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Tossed Salad with Oranges Recipe
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Tossed Salad with Oranges Recipe

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MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • POPPY SEED DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • SALAD:
  • 10 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons slivered almonds

Directions

In a food processor or blender, combine the oil, vinegar, sugar, onion, mustard and salt. Cover and process until smooth. Stir in the poppy seeds
In a salad bowl, combine the greens, oranges, bacon and almonds. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 10 servings (1-1/2 cups dressing).
Originally published as Tossed Salad with Oranges in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p7

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 218 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • POPPY SEED DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • SALAD:
  • 10 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons slivered almonds
  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the oil, vinegar, sugar, onion, mustard and salt. Cover and process until smooth. Stir in the poppy seeds
  2. In a salad bowl, combine the greens, oranges, bacon and almonds. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 10 servings (1-1/2 cups dressing).
Originally published as Tossed Salad with Oranges in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p7

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shecooksalot User ID: 5888460 109906
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2012

"My family really enjoyed the different taste of this salad. Even my "will not touch salad with a 10 ft. pole" son ate some and said that it's a keeper. The oranges give it a nice fresh, crisp flavor. I did substitue turkey bacon for the bacon and it still was great. One thing I would change for next time is decreasing the amount of onion in the dressing. It was good, it just had way too much onion bite and aftertaste. I don't know if it's our pungeant onions around here or what, but next time I will be decreasing the onion by at least half."

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