Sunday, January 18, 2009

Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad

1 (8oz) bunch of spinach
1 head red leaf lettuce, torn
1 head iceberg lettuce, torn
1 red onion sliced
3/4 lb fresh mushrooms
3/4 lb swiss cheese, grated
1/2 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 8oz can mandarin oranges

3/4 Tbsp poppy seeds
1/4 cup grated onion
1/3 cup white vinegar3/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup olive oil
2 Tbsp prepared mustard
1/3 cup sugar(put in a jar and shake)

8 oz slivered almonds
1/3 cup sugar

1. Cook almonds w/ sugar in a pan untill carmelized (over med heat)
2. Spread out over wax paper and cool.
3.Toss salad ingredients.
4. Add Dressing and almonds just before serving. Toss.

This makes a BIG salad.

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