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Tossed Salad With Mandarin Oranges And Almonds

Quick and easy to make, this crunchy, colorful salad is a welcome break from the conventional and humdrum.

Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlMinced parsley
2 tablespoons 30mlBalsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon 15mlExtra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon 15mlGarlic clove - minced (small)
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSugar
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlFreshly-ground black pepper
8 cups 1896mlTorn romaine lettuce
3   Celery stalks - sliced
8   Scallions - sliced
1   Mandarin oranges - (11 oz) - drained
2 tablespoons 30mlSliced almonds - toasted*

Recipe Instructions

* To toast the almonds, place a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the almonds and cook, stirring constantly, until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes.

In a small jar with a tight-fitting lid or in a small bowl, combine the parsley, vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon water; cover and shake well or whisk until blended.

In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, celery and scallions. Add the dressing; toss to coat. Serve, topped with orange sections and almonds.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Per Serv1ng: 107 Calories, 6 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 168 mg Sodium, 13 g Total Carbohydrate, 4 g Dietary Fiber, 3 g Protein, 83 mg Calcium.

Serving Provides: 3 Fruit/Vegetables, 1 Fat.

Points Per Serving: 2.

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