Try making this salad for a party or a meal. You just might become famous for making it for your family too.

Matt and Mandy’s Famous Salad

4 slices bacon

1 package (6 ounces/170 g) baby spinach leaves

1 can (11 ounces/312 g) mandarin oranges

1/4 cup sliced almonds

Dressing:

1/4 cup sugar

1/3 cup vinegar

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons canola oil

  1. 1.

    Wash your hands.

  2. 2.

    Get out a big bowl to make your salad in.

  3. 3.

    Have an adult help you cook the bacon in a large frying pan. When it’s done put it on a paper towel or napkin to cool.

  4. 4.

    Put the spinach in the bowl. Drain the mandarin oranges, and put them on top of the spinach. Crumble the bacon, and sprinkle it and the almonds on top.

  5. 5.

    Mix the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix lightly.

Illustration by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki