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Berry Mandarin Tossed salad

This delicious salad is ideal for family picnics, potlucks, and other large gatherings
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 300 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 11-ounce can mandarin oranges drained
  • 1 medium sweet onion sliced into rings
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds toasted
  • 4 bacon strips cooked and crumbled

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 and 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard I like to use Coleman’s, which comes in a yellow tin.
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • In a salad bowl, combine the greens, strawberries, oranges, onions, almonds, and bacon. Set aside.
  • In a 2 cup microwave-safe bowl, combine the sugar, cider vinegar, honey, lemon juice, paprika, ground mustard, grated onion, celery seed, and salt. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 and 1/2 to 2 minutes. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Whisk in vegetable oil.
  • Drizzle the tossed salad with the dressing. Toss gently. 
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