Orange Almond Salad

A refreshing salad that can be served with any dinner or for a special occasion.


  • 8 cups of mixed salad greens
  • 15 ounces chilled mandarin oranges, drained
  • Candied almonds
  • Vinaigrette salad dressing

Mix salad greens, mandarin oranges, and candied almonds in a bowl.  Pour desired amount of  vinaigrette salad dressing over the salad.  Serve immediately.

Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped, fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

Place all ingredients in a jar and shake.  You will want to periodically shake this to make sure the sugar is dissolved.  Alternately, you can whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl.

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