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Mandarin Orange And Red Onion Salad

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Mandarin orange and red onion salad is a nutty vegetable salad. Fruited with orange sections and tossed with almonds for a sweet and mild crunch, the mandarin orange and red onion salad is a peppy side to serve. Mixed with a lemon mustard dressing, it is flavorful and cheery!
Ingredients
  Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Romaine lettuce head 1 , torn in pieces
  Canned mandarin orange segments 11 Ounce (1 Can. Drained)
  Red onion 1 Small, separated into rings
Directions

Saute almonds in butter until golden; reserve.
Combine next 5 ingredients.
Whisk in oil.
Combine lettuce, oranges, onion and almonds.
Toss with dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2162 Calories from Fat 1686

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 195 g299.4%

Saturated Fat 27.5 g137.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 1111 mg46.3%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.3%

Dietary Fiber 25.7 g102.7%

Sugars 42.5 g

Protein 40 g79.5%

Vitamin A 684.9% Vitamin C 319%

Calcium 58.9% Iron 53.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mandarin Orange And Red Onion Salad Recipe