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Betsy's Mandarin Orange Salad


"This is a really delicious green salad, almonds and oranges add a special twist!"
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25 m servings 397 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings


  • Calories:
  • 397 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 26.8 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 509 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, sugar, parsley, salt and pepper. Cover and shake well. Refrigerate until use.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium low heat, cook and stir the almonds and sugar until the sugar is melted and the almonds are coated. Remove from heat, cool, and break apart. Store at room temperature until ready to serve salad.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the lettuce, celery, oranges, almonds and dressing until evenly coated.

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  1. 155 Ratings

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Awesome Salad! I did add/ change it a bit to suit my liking. I made it equal parts oil/vinegar and reduced it to 1/4 c. This kept all of the flavor and just made it less oily. Make sure you ...

Most helpful critical review

This salad has potential, but we didn't like the flavors together.

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Awesome Salad! I did add/ change it a bit to suit my liking. I made it equal parts oil/vinegar and reduced it to 1/4 c. This kept all of the flavor and just made it less oily. Make sure you ...

Excellent taste! Recommendations: add a teaspoon or two of the orange juice from the can into the almonds when you put them in the pan. Cook on low heat and stir often for 5-8 minutes, cool qu...

This is one of the best salads I've tried on this site-I loved it as did my husband. Surprisingly, I loved the almonds and I typically hate them. I didn't add the celery (personal preference),...

this is easy and always a hit...i add 1/4 c oil instead of 1/2c

This salad was very good - I will definitely make again. I took some of the suggestions from other reviews. Short cuts like using 2 bags of prepared salad, only 1/4 cup veg oil in the dressing...

I wish I could give this recipe 10 stars. Before my bank's Christmas dinner was over I knew that I would be passing this recipe on to my fellow co-workers. It has become a favorite for my family...

Made this for a dinner party and all the guests really loved it. I knew it tasted good when someone elses husband commented on it! My husband ate the leftovers for lunch the next day and my hu...

Very, very delicious salad that I made just for me today. After my daughters' prom Friday night, the kids returned home and told me that the food was just so-so, but the salad was GROSS! When I ...

This is a wonderful salad, esp. for winter. The dressing is a wonderful blend that is so tasty and compliments the fruit perfectly. I made a few changes, but nothing that affects the salad. I us...