The Really Good Salad Recipe with Pieces of Fruit

The Really Good Salad Recipe with Pieces of Fruit

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"Garden salad with fruit, cooked sugared almonds, and an oil and vinegar dressing."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 317 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 317 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 72 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook and stir the almonds and 1/2 cup sugar 5 minutes, or until almonds are well-coated and lightly browned.
  2. In a bowl, mix the olive oil, vinegar, 2 tablespoons sugar, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, gently mix the almonds, iceberg lettuce, leaf lettuce, celery, chives, cranberries, mandarin orange, peaches, mango, and strawberries. Serve with desired amount of the oil and vinegar dressing.
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abby
9/19/2005

This is the most delicious salad I have ever tasted. My husband & daughter raved & we couldn't stop eating it!

mom2six
12/18/2007

This is the best salad recipe ever!! I have made it at least 10 times - once for a supper our community club catered for 100 people. Everyone always asks for the recipe when I bring it somewhere. I have never had fresh peaches on hand, so have always omitted them. In the winter, I make it with the cranberries and mandarin oranges as the only fruit. The first time I made it with the almonds, but the next time I didn't have any, so I substituted pecans and preferred those, so that is what I always use now. The nuts make the salad!! Thanks for the fabulous recipe!

JARRIE
5/26/2010

Definitely 5 stars! I had to take some liberties with the species of fruit I used, but otherwise was straight on. I served this with sliced cooked chicken on the salad. The only thing that would make this perfect would be a bit of cheese -- I think we'll have this with feta next time! Thanks for the recipe :)