Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Another Mandarin Almond Salad. Only slightly different from the one Inez posted. Can't go wrong with either one. This is good stuff!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the Romaine, drained oranges, and chopped onions.
  2. Heat sugar and almonds in a pan over medium heat until sugar melts and coats almonds; stir and heat until almonds are slightly brown.
  3. Turn onto plate and cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid; shake vigorously.
  5. Pour salad dressing over lettuce mixture; toss.
  6. Sprinkle with sugared almonds.


Most Helpful

Thanks Ginny for a great recipe. I served this to company and they finished off the bowl. The only thing I omitted was the red pepper flakes. This was so delicious, I can't wait to make it again.

Amy D October 28, 2002

Yum! I loved this salad! I have made this salad twice now. The only thing I did different was to "toast" my almonds in the microwave, by ading 1 tbsp of butter along with the sugar and microwaving them for 30 second intervals until they were golden brown. The second time I used Splenda instead of the sugar and it still turned out great!

* Pamela * February 20, 2004

A quick, refreshing salad to make at the last minute. I used the juice from the mandarin orange can as suggested by another reviewer and toasted the almond slices. The only thing I would change, a personal preference is to add some mayo or dijon mustard to the dressing to make it a little thicker. Thanks, Carole in Orlando

carole in orlando October 31, 2007

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