Overnight Vegetable Salad
(From Southern Living Recipes)


1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

1/2 cup cider vinegar

3/4 cup confectioners sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange rind

2/3 cup fresh orange juice

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

3/4 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

2 garlic cloves, pressed

1 (14 1/2-ounce) can whole green beans, drained

1 (15 1/4-ounce) can sweet peas, drained

1/2 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, sliced

2 carrots, cut into thin strips

1 bunch celery, cut into thin strips

1 bunch green onions, sliced

2 green bell peppers, chopped

Cabbage bowl or cabbage leaves

1 (2-ounce) package slivered almonds, toasted


STIR together first 10 ingredients in a large bowl. Add green beans and next 6 ingredients. Cover and chill overnight.

DRAIN and spoon into cabbage bowl. Sprinkle with toasted slivered almonds.

Makes 12 servings.