Mandarin Orange Strawberry Spinach Salad

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What a treat for the senses this salad is. It's fabulous to serve on just about any occasion from Sunday brunch to a holiday meal. There is just something classic about the flavors of fresh spinach and strawberries. Add in mandarin oranges and you have a yummy salad. Celery, parsley, and green onions add a bit of crunch and a slight onion flavor. We loved the candied almonds on top. The homemade vinaigrette is light and perfect to dress the salad with. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 21 votes

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Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • SALAD

  • 1 c
    chopped celery
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh parsley
  • 2 sprig(s)
    spring onions, chopped including tops
  • 1 bag(s)
    fresh spinach (10 oz ready to eat in a bag)
  • 11 oz
    mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 c
    fresh sliced strawberries
  • DRESSING

  • 1/4 c
    salad oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    raspberry vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • GARNISH

  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    sliced almonds

How to Make Mandarin Orange Strawberry Spinach Salad

Test Kitchen Tips
Raspberry vinegar can be hard to find. If you need a substitute, red wine vinegar would work (the flavor will be slightly different). Salad oil is an oil with a light taste like vegetable or canola oil.

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