Thursday, May 20, 2010

Mandarin Almond Salad

1 head romaine lettuce( rinsed, drained and chopped)
2 ( 11 oz.) cans mandarin oranges, drained
6 green onions, thinly sliced
2 T white sugar
1/2 C sliced almonds
1/4 C red wine vinegar
1/2 C olive oil
1 T white sugar
salt and pepper to taste

In a bowl combine the romaine lettuce, oranges and green onions. Heat 2 T sugar with the almonds in a skillet over medium heat. Stir constantly until almonds are light brown. Set aside to cool. Combine red wine vinegar, oil and sugar. Stir until combined and sugar is disolved. Before serving , toss lettuce with salad dressing. Seson with salt and pepper.

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