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Mandarin Pasta Salad


12 oz. bow tie pasta, cooked and drained
1 cucumber chopped (I prefer an English cucumber)
1 small sweet onion, chopped
6 oz. bag baby spinach
11 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
1 lb. chicken breast meat, cooked and cubed
1 cup slivered almonds


1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1/4 cup sugar


Mix dressing together and chill while preparing the salad.

Prepare salad ingredients minus the almonds. Just prior to serving toss with dressing, coating evenly.  Top with slivered almonds

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