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Crunchy Tossed Salad Recipe
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Crunchy Tossed Salad Recipe

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Count on compliments, not leftovers, when you share this fun, crunchy salad at your next gathering. It's so easy to toss together, and someone always asks for the recipe. —Deborah Weisberger, Mullett Lake, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large head iceberg lettuce, sliced
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 3/4 cup chow mein noodles

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 167 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 280 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper; shake well. Chill for 1 hour.
  2. Just before serving, in a salad bowl, combine the lettuce, bacon, almonds, sesame seeds and onions in a large bowl. Whisk dressing and pour over salad; toss to coat. Top with chow mein noodles. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Crunchy Tossed Salad in Taste of Home October/November 1997, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 167 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 280 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 27, 2013

"I have made this salad for years! Everyone loves it and always asks for the recipe. I have extra copies to give out."

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2013

"Best salad. I'm making it Christmas dinner. I also make it for every other family occasion or just because."

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Reviewed Jun. 21, 2011

"Great salad. We usually use spring mix lettuce, baby spinach or both!!"

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Reviewed Sep. 23, 2010

"This is my family's and friend's all time favorite salad recipe. We eat it all year long and it always seems to impress when I take it to potlucks, BBQs, and holiday gatherings."

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2009

"Our extended family loves this salad. A niece fixed it for a holiday meal and it's on every table when we have a get-to-gether. There's never so much as a noodle left."

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