Mandarin Salad

This salad is impressive enough to serve alone for lunch, or for a busy night dinner. The salad has more flavor than you would expect. Also, the lettuce almonds, and mandarin oranges give it a crunch and sweetness. It has a tropical taste to it. Serve it over greens for a healthy lunch or dinner option. You have many possibilities on how to serve it. Sliced chicken, shrimp, more fruit, or plain.

Mandarin Salad

bluejeancorner
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Lunch
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon juice of lime
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup mandarin orange sections
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • optional shrimp or sliced chicken
  • 1 heard chopped romaine lettuce
  • lemon pepper

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Slice each pepper in half long ways; remove seeds. Place peppers in a lightly buttered baking dish.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, heat oil, cook the onion, garlic, and herbs until soft. About 10 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine onion mixture, meat, rice, canned black beans, lemon pepper, salt, and parsley. Spoon mixture into the peppers.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, until piping hot and fully cooked in the center. Serve.
Keyword Oranges, Salad

 

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