Colleen Gentleman Minturn

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 whole green onions, chopped
  • 1 11oz drained mandarin oranges
  • Head green leaf lettuce
  • Head red leaf lettuce

Cook almonds and sugar over medium heat stirring constantly until light brown. Mix all dressing ingredients and chill.

Mix lettuce, celery and onion. Just before serving, add almonds and oranges. Toss with dressing.


  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp white wine

I got this recipe from a gal I worked with. My son and his wife now serve it in their Victorian Tearoom here in Omaha. Everyone loves it!!