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Avocado Mandarin Tossed Salad

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Makes

8 servings

Crunchy toasted pecans and slices of creamy avocado add to the variety of textures and tastes in this interesting mixture. The salad is a lovely complement to my pork roast but is also delicious with many other meals. -Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas

Ingredients

  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup prepared Italian salad dressing

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the oranges, onions, pecans and pepper; cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Just before serving, place the greens in a large salad bowl; top with orange mixture and avocado slices. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 130 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 139mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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