Berry-Mandarin Tossed Salad

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The recipe for this beautiful blend came from a local berry farm. A wonderful accompaniment to cold chicken and a loaf of crusty bread. From Linda Jo Wahlgren: Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. Recipe published in Quick Cooking May/June 2000.

Yield: 14 servings
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  • 1/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) grated onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) celery seed
  • Dash salt
  • 1/3 cup(s) canola oil
  • 8 cup(s) torn mixed salad greens
  • 2 cup(s) sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 11-ounce can(s) mandarin orange, drained
  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced into rings
  • 1/3 cup(s) slivered almonds, toasted
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. • In a 2-cup microwave-safe bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes; stir until sugar is dissolved. Whisk in oil. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. • In a salad bowl, combine the greens, strawberries, oranges, onion, almonds and bacon. Drizzle with dressing and gently toss to coat. Yield: 12-14 servings.
  3. Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

September 2011

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