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Orange Almond Salad


Orange Almond Salad
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Recipe from The Livingwater Restaurant in Unionville, Ontario.

1 large head of romaine Lettuce
or
Baby leaf Spinach
5 green onions chopped
3 hard boiled eggs
3/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
1 small can Mandarin Oranges
Dressing
1 1/2 cups homemade or Hellman’s Mayo
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 tablespoon chopped pimento (roasted red pepper)
1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon sugar
Tabasco sauce

Tear lettuce or spinach into bite size pieces. Rinse, drain and dry in a salad spinner.
Place on six chilled salad plates and sprinkle each with chopped green onion, and chopped egg. Drizzle greens with salad dressing. Sprinkle each with a tablespoon of toasted almonds. Garnish each salad with the mandarin oranges.

Salad Dressing

Using a whisk or a blender, add mayonnaise and blend ingredients one at a time into the mayonnaise. Add oil slowly to avoid separation. Check for seasoning, add more salt, pepper or Tabasco to taste. Makes two cups. Refrigerate.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi, I've been dying to get my hands on this recipe and was wondering how you came across it? Are those the exact ingredients to make the salad dressing? Because from what I recall there weren't any red peppers? Nonetheless thank you so much for posting this :)

Thibeault's Table said...

I've had this recipes for years. The recipe was posted in the Toronto Star back in the early 80's.

Ann

Thibeault's Table said...

I have been known to make adjustments to recipes, so just in case I went back and checked the original recipe. I still have the page cut from the Toronto Star's TV guide and the original recipe did contain pimento.

Jacquie said...

I received a bottle of this dressing from a friend which she purchased at a store. Does anyone know where you can purchase a bottle of this dressing

Thibeault's Table said...

Jacquie, the dressing is very simple to make.


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