Ramen Noodle Salad with Sweet 'n' Sour Dressing Recipe
Dolores Brignac's family was skeptical the first time she served this unusual salad-but one taste convinced them it was a winner. "Now when I bring it out, everyone digs in and cleans their plates," she pens from Braithwaite, Louisiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:14-16 servings
- 1 package (3 ounces) ramen noodles
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 6 cups torn romaine
- 4 cups broccoli florets
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
- 4 green onions, sliced
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 4-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1. Break noodles into small pieces (save seasoning envelope for another use). In a skillet over medium heat, saute noodles and walnuts in butter for 5-6 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
- 2. In a large salad bowl, combine the romaine, broccoli, tomatoes and onions. Place dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor; cover and process until sugar is dissolved. Add dressing and noodle mixture to salad; toss to coat. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 14-16 servings.
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