California Avocado Mandarin Salad

“From the California Avocado Commision this is a great flavor combination. The original recipe calls for cooked sliced chicken breasts but I leave it out and serve this as a side dish. This salad is easy to throw together. Enjoy!”
READY IN:
5mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 ounces salad greens
  • 15 ounces mandarin oranges, canned
  • 14 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 14 cup pecans, I like them toasted
  • 12 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 avocados, seeded, peeled and cut into chunks

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine the salad greens, oranges, red onion and pecans.
  2. In a small bowl combine the vinaigrette and 1/2 cup of the avocado. Mash and blend the avocado into the dressing.
  3. Add the remaining avocado and the dressing to the salad and toss to combine.
  4. Serve immeadiately.

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