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Swiss Cashew Tossed Salad

 Swiss Cashew Tossed Salad
Along with crunchy cashews and strips of Swiss cheese, a sweet-and-tangy poppy seed dressing makes this tossed salad something special. There are seldom any leftovers when I serve it! -DiAnne Mallehan, Grand Rapids, Michigan
8-10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 medium bunch romaine, torn
  • 1 cup salted cashew halves
  • 4 ounces Swiss cheese, julienned


  • In a blender, combine the vinegar, sugar, mustard, onion and salt;
  • cover and process until well blended. While processing, gradually
  • add oil in a steady stream. Stir in poppy seeds. In a salad bowl,
  • combine the romaine, cashews and Swiss cheese; serve with dressing.
  • Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 397 calories, 33 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.