CopycatPanera Bread Strawberry Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

Contributed By: Parker


1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup slivered almonds
1 bunch romaine, torn (about 8 cups)
1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
2 cups halved fresh strawberries
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon sour cream
1 tablespoon 2% milk
2-1/4 teaspoons cider vinegar
1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds


1. Place sugar in a small heavy skillet; cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted and caramel-colored, about 10 minutes. Stir in almonds until coated. Spread on foil to cool.
2. Place romaine, onion and strawberries in a large bowl. Whisk together dressing ingredients; toss with salad. Break candied almonds into pieces; sprinkle over salad. Serve immediately.

Helpful Hints:

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 10 servings.
If strawberries aren’t available, substitute mandarin oranges and dried cranberries
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 110 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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