Citrus Almond Salad

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By Fredia Dillard
from Alabaster, AL

This is a great, quick salad that goes with lots of meals. You could add chicken (chopped fried chicken strips or grilled chicken strips) to make a complete meal.

serves 4-6 adults
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake


  • 1 head md
    romaine lettuce - washed and cleaned well
  • 1 small can
    mandarin oranges - drained well
  • 1 small pkg
    slivered almonds
  • 1 small bottle
    poppy seed dressing
  • 1/4 c

How To Make

  • 1
    Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Coat the almonds in butter and toast until brown. Watch them closely. They will overcook and burn quickly. The rule is if you smell them, they are overcooked.
  • 3
    Tear the lettuce into bite-sized pieces in a salad bowl.
  • 4
    Mix in the mandarin oranges and the almonds.
  • 5
    Mix until coated. Chill in the refrigerator for a little while before serving.