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Orange Almond Salad

1 head romaine
head butter lettuce
cup chopped celery
cup fresh bean sprouts
2 T chopped parsley
1 10oz can drained mandarin oranges (or one chopped up fresh orange)
4 t sugar
cup sliced almonds

In large salad bowl combine lettuce, celery, bean sprouts and parsley.

On low heat, melt sugar until it is the colour of honey. Add sliced almonds and stir until 
The almonds are coated. Take off heat and let cool. Set aside until salad is tossed.
(for a healthier option just use toasted almonds)


Dressing

2 T wine vinegar
juice of half a lemon (equal to 1 T)
t salt
1 T sugar
olive oil
Dash hot pepper sauce

Combine dressing ingredients and set aside.

Just before serving combine, oranges, almonds, dressing and lettuce.

Serves 4-6.

Tried and True recipe submitted by:
Jacquie Nagy