Strawberry Romaine Salad With Poppy Seed Dressing

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We eat a lot of salads around here, especially in the warm summer months. They go great with grilled food and often make a main dish for lunch or dinner. I’m always on the lookout for a fresh take on eating our greens. Last summer I feel in love with the combination of strawberries and romaine lettuce. I played around with a few different versions and finally came up with this one that also includes cucumber, red onion and a yummy homemade poppy seed dressing.

You can make everything ahead of time. Just store your dressing in a little mason jar, shake it up and pour it over the salad right before you’re ready to eat.

Romaine Salad With Strawberries
Ingredients
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tsp poppy seed
Instructions
  1. Clean the lettuce and chop it into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Wash and quarter the strawberries.
  3. Peel and thinly slice the red onion.
  4. Wash, peel and chop the cucumber.
  5. Combine all of the fruit and veggies in a bowl.
  6. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl or jar. Pour over the salad right before serving.

 

Strawberry Romaine Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

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