Monday, April 19, 2010

THE Strawberry Salad

This recipe comes from my sis-in-law Maralee. The first time I met her family she served this great salad. I have not made it since that I have not had a request for the recipe. I know it will be a WOWZA recipe for you too! My sister has used it quite a bit in her catering business and it is a favorite there too. Without further ado....Strawberry Salad!

****all amounts are subject to change, put in what you like
Mixed greens (we like red leaf lettuce but the boxed greens at Costco are really pretty too)
1/2 purple onion sliced
3/4 pound strawberries sliced
1/2 cup crisp crumbled bacon
1/4 pack of wonton wrappers cut in 1/2 inch strips then fried till crisp
1 recipe salad nuts (we LOVE cashews in this but pecans work fine)
1/2 cup chopped red bell (I actually have never put this in)
Whirl together in a blender:
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup oil
3 Tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp dry mustard
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup strawberry jam (please don't use freezer jam...too much sugar not enough berries)


  1. Thanks so much for posting this. I am definitely making this for mother's day. My fam will love it!

  2. This is a great salad. I remember all the yummy noises from baby showers, etc.

  3. That looks like a great salad recipe! One thing great about a blog is that you now can just direct people to your blog for the recipe. I will have to try that soon...the flavors of bacon and strawberries are calling me! Joni

  4. Have to say, along with many pleased clients, about half of my ward now has this recipe per request. I didn't feel I could be stingy with it since it wasn't originally mine. This salad is a keeper.

  5. oh boy oh boy! Now that you've posted it does this mean I'm allowed to share it too? I was worried it was top secret, but i CONSTANTLY have requests for it and it's always a BIG BIG hit! Oh man! Now I want to go make it. BEST with grilled chicken and made into the main dish. drool...droolllingggg....

  6. I love strawberry salads and it looks similar to a few I've made except this one has the jam as a secret ingredient. :) Looks delicious.

  7. Looks so yummy! Just dropped by to let you know we gave you an award over on our blog:

  8. This is my new favorite salad! Thank you so much for the recipe!

  9. This salad looks wonderful, strawberries and bacon, great combo..YUM!

  10. Thanks so much for the recipe it was fabulous last night and plan to enjoy it again tonight :)