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Strawberry Tossed Salad Recipe
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Strawberry Tossed Salad Recipe

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Meet the Cook: One reason I particularly like this recipe is that it's so versatile. I've served the salad with poultry, ham and pork all throughout the year and even used it to add color to the table at Christmas. Recently, when I brought this for a dinner at church, one lady asked if she could take home the little that was left for her husband's lunch the next day - and he very rarely eats salad or fruit. Right now, my husband and I are in the middle of building our retirement home out in the country. We have four grown children and five grandchildren. -Patricia McNamara, Kansas City, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch white pepper
  • 8 cups torn romaine
  • 4 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 2-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 281 calories, 23 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. Combine the first seven ingredients in a jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well. Just before serving, toss the salad greens, strawberries, cheese and walnuts in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Tossed Salad in Country Woman May/June 1998, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 281 calories, 23 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2014

My picky husband loved this salad. The sweetness of the strawberries with the tangy dressing was perfect.

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2012

I've made this salad several times and get requests for it all the time. Love it.

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2011

Loved this salad. I omitted the cheese and the nuts, added croutons instead. A definite hit at our table!

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Reviewed Apr. 28, 2011

I love this salad but without the walnuts. I also prefer to omit the garlic.

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2010

This is fantastic. The dressing is woderful. I make the dressing for other salads also.

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