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easy strawberry romaine salad with almonds

Recipe by
Catherine Thompson Floyd
Burlington, MI

Glistening, crispy romaine lettuce, creamy Monterey jack cheese, crunchy almonds and sweet strawberries tossed with a sweet & tangy dressing to dress up any meal. Family will love this salad, guests will remember it for years and you will be happy to make it over and over again. Works great to take to potlucks! Just remember to add the dressing right before serving.

yield 2 to 4
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For easy strawberry romaine salad with almonds

  • 1 sm
    head of romaine lettuce
  • 2 oz
    monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c
    sliced almonds
  • 1 c
    sliced strawberries
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 sm
    clove of garlic, minced finely
  • 1 dash
    white pepper
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/8 tsp

How To Make easy strawberry romaine salad with almonds

  • 1
    Clean romaine lettuce, chop and pat dry, place in large bowl. Add cheese, almonds and strawberries. Toss gently.
  • 2
    Combine all dressing ingredients using a little jar or small bowl and refrigerate. Right before you eat shake or blend completely. Pour over prepared lettuce, etc. using just enough to your liking. Enjoy!
  • 3
    Options: Use mozzarella cheese instead of Monterey jack. Sunflower seeds in place of almonds. NOTE: use dressing the same day as it does not keep well.
  • 4
    All kinds of leafy lettuces can be used in this recipe. Red Leaf Lettuce, Bibb Lettuce, and for gardeners the wonderful Black Seeded Simpson in summer are great. Try others and decide which you enjoy the best!