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Crunchy Romaine Strawberry Salad Recipe
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Crunchy Romaine Strawberry Salad Recipe

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This is such an impressive salad! It’s been a hit with people of all ages at every get-together we’ve ever brought it to. In addition to being pretty and colorful, it’s a snap to make. And the mouthwatering combination of tastes and textures seems to please every palate.—Leslie Lancaster, Zachary, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) ramen noodles
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 8 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 200 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein .

Directions

  1. Discard seasoning packet from ramen noodles or save for another use. Break noodles into small pieces. In a large skillet, cook noodles and walnuts in butter over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until golden; cool.
  2. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk the sugar, oil, vinegar and soy sauce. Just before serving combine the romaine, onions, strawberries and noodle mixture in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss gently. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Crunchy Romaine Strawberry Salad in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p33


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samoanjoy 156099
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"Made this for my brother's graduation party & was surprised by how many people asked for the recipe - over half a dozen! Thanks for making me look like a super star ;)"

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Susanb71 158693
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2014

"This was very tasty. Didn't change it at all. My family's only complaint was that there wasn't more! I guess I will have to double it next time."

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germanycook 142623
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

"This salad was really good, but I have to admit that I changed the dressing a little bit, because 1/4 cup sugar is WAY too much for European palates. I only used 2 Tbsp of sugar, and added mustard powder and parsley for a bit of flavour, it was kind of bland without it."

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sgronholz 158692
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2013

"I've made this recipe numerous for family and friends, and everyone always enjoys it! It's also delicious when Napa cabbage is substituted for the romaine."

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katlaydee3 70911
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2012

"This salad is delicious and the crunchy topping really adds something extra. I will definitely make this again."

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ojc0806 110704
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2012

"Wonderful!!!"

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kshea 89804
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2012

"This is an excellent recipe. I halved it for 3 people. It is great!"

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amethystra 156098
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2012

"I brought this recipe in to church for a potluck. Since it's Lenten season, we couldn't have any meat.. or dairy products until Easter. I used canola oil to stir fry the ramen noodles and walnuts.. my cousin even mentioned that you can stir fry them in a dry pan (just for a shorter period of time). This went over very well! I hardly had anything to bring back home. :)"

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mrsnpierce 157185
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2011

"Quick and easy to make, this salad is a nice change-up for lovers of tossed salads."

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jeannapowell 70910
Reviewed May. 19, 2011

"I love this salad. I took it to a potluck dinner and it was a hit!"

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