strawberry salad with poppy seed dressing

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By joeyjoan K
from Clarkston, MI

A nice tossed salad that goes well with any thing.We love having it with steak. This is a family favorite. A great way to get them to eat their greens.

serves 4
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For strawberry salad with poppy seed dressing

  • fresh baby spinach or romaine lettus
  • 16 oz
    strawberries sliced in half long wise
  • 1 sm
    red oinion sliced in thin rounds
  • 12 oz
    candied walnuts
  • 1 8oz pkg
    feta or blue cheese
  • CANDIED WALNUTS
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 12 oz
    walnut halves
  • POPPY SEED DRESSING
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp
    poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    minced onion
  • 1/4 tsp
    worchester sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    paprika
  • 1/4 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil add last
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How To Make strawberry salad with poppy seed dressing

  • 1
    Start with your candied walnuts,preheat oven to 450degrees,cover a cookie sheet with foil,in a small sauce pan melt butter and add brown sugar, over a medium heat melt the sugar and cook it til dark brown not burnt.
  • 2
    Add in walnut halves stir making sure all the walnuts are coated with carmalized sugar. spread them out on foil covered cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Place in 450 degree oven for 5 min. center of walnut halves will be tender and golden in color.set aside and let cool
  • 4
    While walnuts are cooling put together the rest of your salad ingredients into a med to large serving bowl.when cool add the walnuts make sure you add the sugar crumbs left on the cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Give the salad a gentle toss and arrange stawberries and walnuts on top to look pretty.
  • 6
    Make your dressing just before serving shake or wisk to blend and pour over salad.

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