Golden Mandarin Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Bergy

This salad goes great with BBQ pork or lamb. Dress it up a bit with a sprig or two of fresh parsley

Top Review by Myrna in London

This combination of ingredients is both a surprise and a delight. It was a wonderful combination of sweet and tangy/tart harmonized by a drizzling of olive oil. When I first read the recipe I was immediately struck by the fact that there were potentially three orange coloured components. (carrots, mandrin oranges and cheddar cheese) I was not altogether sure that I wanted to go that route. As well as that there was a potential for a sameness in textures with the grated carrot, apple and possibly the cheese. For that reason I choose an extra old white cheddar cheese and cubed it. This gave us both a texture variation as well as a tangyness, and the grated apple (Granny Smith) coupled with the lemon juice the tartness. These two kept the dates and mandarins from appearing overwhelmingly sweet. I nested the works in a bowl lined with the greenest loose-leaf lettuce I could find An awesome combination, thank you Bergy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grate the apple and immediately add the lemon juice, oil& seasoning to prevent discoloration Mix together the carrots, manderin oranges, dates& cheese.
  2. Toss all ingredients together, chill or serve at room temperature.

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