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Strawberries and Romaine with Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

I often include this recipe in our strawberry farm newsletter. I get so many compliments on this pretty mix of strawberries, lettuce and onion. The mayonnaise-based poppy seed dressing is actually nice and light.—Laurie Andrews, Milton, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch romaine, torn
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 small sweet onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Directions

  • 1. Combine lettuce, berries and onion in a large bowl. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine remaining ingredients; shake well. Just before serving, pour over salad; toss lightly. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 178 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.