Mandarin Salad
here is a delicious one that is different and great for summer months. 
 
michele 
 
recipe by :michele wilson 
serving size : 8 
preparation time :0:10 - start to finish time: 0:15 
 
amount measure ingredient -- preparation method 
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1 bunch  red leaf lettuce -- torn
1 small  yellow bell pepper -- seeded and sliced
8 oz.  waterchestnuts, canned -- drained and sliced
8 oz.  mushrooms -- sliced
11 oz.  mandarin oranges in light syrup
1 small  red onion -- sliced thin
1 Tbsp  ginger -- minced
1/3 cup  vegetable oil
3 Tbsp  wine vinegar -- i use garlic wine vinegar.
1 Tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
1 tsp  sesame oil
1 Tbsp  no salt added tomato paste
 
remove seeds and ribs of yellow bell pepper and slice into thin strips. 
slice 
red onion into thin slices. slice mushrooms. tear red lettuce into bite 
size 
pieces. 
drain water chestnuts. drain oranges saving syrup. 
mix lettuce, peppers, onions, mushrooms, water chestnuts and orange slices 
together in a large salad bowl. 
in a blender add juice from oranges, oil, ginger, vinegar, soy sauce, 
sesame 
oil and tomato paste. process until smooth and ginger is finely chopped. 
either toss the salad with the dressing or serve it on the side and let 
people add their own. 
 
  per serving: 149 calories; 10g fat (56.7% calories from fat); 2g protein;
  15g
  carbohydrate 2g dietary fiber; 0mg cholesterol; 84mg sodium. exchanges:
  0
  grainstarch 1 1/2 vegetable; 1/2 fruit; 2 fat; 0 other carbohydrates.
 
more recipes at http://members.aol.com/michelesrecipes/recipes.htm 
 
 
 
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(ID: 8114) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Sun, Apr 18, 2004


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