With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Crunchy Frisco Salad

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Crunchy Frisco Salad

Here is another salad from the 1980's.  A five-ingredient salad that combines the crunch from the greens and the sweet citrus of the Mandarin oranges along with a sprinkling of sliced mushrooms tossed with Italian dressing and topped with French Fried onions.
Simple and delicious.

Crunchy Frisco Salad

2 quarts salad greens
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 11-ounce can Mandarin oranges, drained and chilled
3-oz French fried onions
1/2 cup Italian Salad dressing

Toss greens, mushrooms and oranges. Just before serving add fried onions and Italian dressing.  Toss gently.

Serves 6

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12 comments:

lindsey said...

I would never think of adding mandarins but can see they would be lovely, I would have to Skipp the mushrooms though 😁

Kathy Kensing said...

I would use canned mushrooms instead...... love 'em cooked but don't like them fresh or raw, lol!

podso said...

That sounds like a salad of today except maybe for the french fried onions--do we still use fresh mushrooms on salads? I do! It all sounds like something I'd make today. It's interesting how food styles come and go just like clothing and house decor. :-)

marie said...

This sounds really yummy! It's on the menu for next week!

Lynn said...

The oranges add a great pop of color:@)

Lea said...

Love everything in that and will definitely be trying it.

Easter blessings!!!

Cranberry Morning said...

This sounds delicious. I'm a big fan of crunchy. :-)

Mildred said...

Looks delicious.

NanaNor's said...

Hi there, I loved seeing this recipe(though I couldn't have french fried onion rings)and I posted a salad today as well.
May your Friday be blessed with a new appreciation of all He's done for us and your Easter be joyful.
Sending love your way.
Noreen

Mila Myk said...

Oranges and mushrooms!?
Who would have thought :)


I hope you will share your recipe with our Link Up - Idea box:

http://milaslittlethings.com/2015/03/idea-box-thursday-link-party-3.html

xx
Mila

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Gypsy Heart said...

I love this salad! Thanks so much for the reminder. I adore Mandarin oranges!

xo
Pat

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