Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Mandarin-Walnut Toss - Salad Recipe

A very refreshing salad. Serves 7 or 8.

8 cups torn lettuce
2 cups Mandarin orange sections, drained
1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup vinegar
2 T. water
1 medium onion, sliced
1 T. sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 t. celery seeds
1/2 t. salt
Dash of pepper
1/2 cup walnut pieces
1 T. butter
1/4 t. salt

V.S.P. Place lettuce and mandarin orange sections in salad bowl; chill. Place olive oil, vinegar, water, onion, sugar, garlic, celery seeds, salt and pepper in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, remove from heat and chill. Just before serving, pour dressing over lettuce and mandarin orange sections; toss well. Sauté walnuts in butter and salt. Stir until walnuts are crisp and butter browned. Sprinkle over salad and serve.

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