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Mandarin Tossed Salad

This unique medley with its light dressing is probably my most requested recipe. I often double it and serve it at fancy parties in a clear glass's beautiful.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 9 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • In a large salad bowl, gently toss greens, oranges, onions and sunflower kernels. In a measuring cup, combine the dressing ingredients. Add water to measure 1 cup. Pour into a jar with a tight-fitting lid, shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 140 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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  • chinadoll2008
    May 23, 2013

    My husband requests this every time we grill out! It's his favoriteM

  • curlybiscuit1
    Mar 4, 2011

    When draining the oranges, save the juice to add to the dressing instead of the water. I will add less liquid next time because the dressing was a little runny.

  • hapronk
    Jan 12, 2010

    Light and refreshing. Very good!

  • chrismmcmaine
    Jul 9, 2006

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