torn lettuce 11 oz - mandarin orange segments or a fresh orange, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces (optional) 1/4 cup - silvered almonds 1 Tbsp - plus 1 tsp - sugar Dressing: 1/4 cup - vegetable oil 1 Tbsp - honey 2 scant Tbsp - vinegar 1/2 tsp- salt parsley dash of pepper
Cook almonds and sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is melted and almonds are coated. Spread on a plate and cool, then break apart. Sprinkle over salad. Mix dressing well and pour over lettuce.