Green Salad With Almonds And Orange Dressing
|Red leaf lettuce head||1 Large, washed, dried and chilled|
|Bermuda onion||1 Medium, sliced into rings|
|Oranges||2 , peeled and thinly sliced (One 11 Ounce Can Mandarin Oranges, Drained)|
|Jicama||1 Small, peeled and cut into julienne strips|
|Sliced almonds||4 Ounce|
|Grated orange peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Fresh orange juice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Red wine vinegar||2 Tablespoon|
|Vegetable oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dry italian dressing mix||1 Tablespoon (Use Good Seasons)|
Place first 4 ingredients in a salad bowl; chill.
In a small skillet, sprinkle 3 tablespoons sugar over the almonds and cook over medium heat until almonds are coated and sugar has dissolved.
(They brown quickly; do not burn.) Place in a small bowl and allow to cool.
Dressing: Mix dressing shaker jar; chill.
Pour salad dressing over chilled salad and sprinkle sugared almonds over all.
Toss and serve.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2419 Calories from Fat 1498
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 172 g265.2%
Saturated Fat 19.2 g95.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 333.5 mg13.9%
Total Carbohydrates 202 g67.4%
Dietary Fiber 46.2 g184.9%
Sugars 131 g
Protein 38 g76.3%
Vitamin A 954.9% Vitamin C 433.1%
Calcium 71.3% Iron 81.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet