Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges
  • 2 10-ounce bags of spinach salad
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, divided (can substitute with raw honey to be on the healthier side)
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained (save a little juice and add to “dressing” later, if you wish)
  • ¼ teaspoons pepper
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • ¼ teaspoons salt
  • dash Tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 1 large chicken breast (optional)
  1. Spray saute pan with cooking spray (or use 2 tablespoons olive oil).
  2. Add almonds and 1 tablespoon sugar.
  3. Saute almonds low heat until lightly browned.
  4. Take out of pan immediately and put aside.
  5. Whisk together oil, vinegar, 1 tablespoon sugar, salt, pepper, Tabasco, and parsley.
  6. Toss spinach with dressing just before eating and add almonds and oranges on top.
Recipe by Wishes and Dishes at https://wishesndishes.com/spinach-salad-with-mandarin-oranges/