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Cool and Fruity Cashew Mandarin Salad

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Ingredients

1 package (10 ounces) hearts of romaine salad mix
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup lightly salted cashews
cup shredded cheddar cheese
cup shredded smoked Swiss cheese
cup dried cranberries
cup diced apples
cup diced pears
Salad dressing of your choice (poppy seed salad dressing works well)

Instructions

In a large salad bowl combine the salad mix, oranges, cashews, cheeses, cranberries, apples and pears. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Makes 10 servings.

Source: Darcy Maulsby, Radish contributor



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