Jun 15, 2010

Almond Orange Salad

Salad Ingredients

1 head romaine lettuce, torn
a few leaves of leafy lettuce, torn
3 ribs celery, diced
5-6 green onions, chopped
1 large can mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 cup slivered almonds
4 tablespoons sugar

Cook almonds and sugar over medium heat until coated. Turn onto wax paper. Cook and break apart. Combine all salad ingredients, except almonds, in a bowl.

Dressing Ingredients

4 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/2 tablespoons salt
dash of pepper
1/8 teaspoon almond extract

Mix well, then refrigerate.

Right before serving combine salad with dressing and toss in almonds, so they stay crisp. Serve.

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