Salads

Mandarin Orange Almond Salad

Love a good salad with fruit and candied nuts? This Mandarin Orange Almond Salad has a great lineup of flavors that blend so well together. It's a tasty side for any meal.

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1 large head red leaf lettuce, or any leafy green
1 can (11 oz) mandarin oranges, drained
1 very small red onion, finely sliced
1/2 pkg. bacon, cooked & crumbled
1/2 c. mozzarella cheese
1/2 c. sliced almonds
3 tbsp. sugar

Dressing

1/2 tsp. fresh grated orange rind
1/3 c. fresh squeezed orange juice
1/2 c. olive oil
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. dried Italian salad dressing mix
Tear lettuce into bite-size pieces; add onion and oranges to bowl. Refrigerate. Toast almonds in sugar over medium heat, being careful not to burn. Set aside to cook, then break apart. Add remaining...
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Nutritions

Calories
457

Sodium
472mg
19% DV

Fat
21g
33% DV

Protein
17g
34% DV

Carbs
44g
14% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV