Salads

Summertime Family Favorite : Strawberry Romaine Salad

Strawberry Romaine Salad is a fresh summer salad that is bright, colourful and so very simple to make

 

Strawberry Romaine Salad

When it comes to salads, my family will never give up our frequent and all-time favourite – Caesar salad.

Yet when summer hits, we all crave another delicious salad made with fresh strawberries! This time of year is perfect for buying strawberries – they are ripe and usually comes at such a low cost.

Here is our favourite strawberry summer salad {say that 5 times real fast!}

It helps if you add all the dressing ingredients to a jar and then shake to mix. As well, I also add some Spinach Leaves to my salad {this and all other salads, actually}.

It gives salads that extra nutritional punch and usually no one notices the spinach anyway. Funny though, my husband just realized that I add spinach to all my salads – after almost 10 years of marriage!

This Strawberry Romaine Salad is bright, colourful and has that sweet flavour that only fresh strawberries can provide. It’s also so fast to make, nice for those days when you are short of prep time. This recipe has made its way into my ‘favourites’ section of my recipe box.

It’s favourable to try a recipe with in-season fruits and vegetables – you can add variety to your meals and stay within budget!

 

Strawberry Romaine Salad

Strawberry Romaine Salad

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Strawberry Romaine Salad is a fresh summer salad that is bright, colourful and so very simple to make

Ingredients

  • 1 head Romaine Lettuce
  • 2 cups trimmed and sliced Strawberries
  • 1 small Red Onion, sliced in rings

Instructions

DRESSING

  1. 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil
  2. 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  3. 2 tsp Sugar
  4. 1/4 tsp Salt
  5. Pepper to taste
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 61Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 5gSugar: 7gProtein: 3g

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26 Comments

  1. I wish I could, Lena – nut allergies here!
    I’ll try that if I ever eat solo though {say, in 18 years! lol}

  2. The sweet is a nice change from carrots and tomatoes Im going to try it for lunch next week…all the girls will be so impressed 🙂

  3. Sounds like a delicious, fresh and simple recipe. The local strawberries are just out now so a perfect time to make it! Thank you for sharing it!

  4. I really needed a Summer salad recipe for a BBQ I am attending tonight. I found it!!!

  5. this is a little different but fun way to make a salad. Would be great with a steak

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  6. I make similar to that but use spinach, and I throw in dried cranberries, and poppyseed dressing, but only Renee’s drssing tried others but didn’t like them. And instead so using croutons I used the fried breaded onions. So good

  7. I have been eating a lot of salads this year because I am trying to lose some weight. But I am so tired of eating salads, now this one peaked my interest and taste buds so I am going to make it for lunch, I happen to have some local strawberries in the fridge…thanks for sharing this.

  8. I just picked some strawberries and lettuce, though not romain but I think I will improvise and make this. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Looks yummy and very summery… We make a similar one, adding a bit of goat cheese and pecans and it is heavy enough for a meal!

  10. I have recently realized how much I like strawberry salads. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  11. I have made spinach strawberry salad which I love but I am going to try your version with romaine. I like eat a healthy salad every day and this will join my repertoire.

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