STRAWBERRY MANDARIN ORIENTAL SALAD|
1 package ramen noodles
3 cups iceberg lettuce, torn
3 cups romaine lettuce, torn
1 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
1 (10-ounce) can mandarin oranges
2 cups sliced strawberries
1 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup sliced almonds or other toasted chopped nuts
Sweet & Sour Dressing (recipe follows)
Prepare and chill dressing.
SWEET & SOUR DRESSING
1/4 cup peanut oil
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash black pepper
Dash red pepper sauce
Mix all ingredients and chill until ready to serve.
Crumble noodles into a small baking dish, reserving seasoning packet for another use. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool. Toss remaining ingredients in a salad bowl. Top with noodles and drizzle with dressing just before serving.